Hadeel Hejja

Hadeel Hejja
Hadeel is a student at DePaul University studying biological sciences. In her future career she wishes to go into speech pathology and freelance journalism.

#myNYPD Was A Bust, But That’s Not The Problem

Why is it  that a certain movement that brings the injustices of our government reduced to nothing more than just a backlash that is meant to be forgotten? It is peculiar to make any change if this mentality of brushing off the young “liberals” as nothing more than idle citizens in the fight for pride in their nation. This is...

“Oppressed Majority/Majorité Opprimée” – An Ironic Film Depicting Sexism, Promoting Racism

The white feminist narrative is overtly played out in the 2010 french film "Oppressed Majority," a short film by French actress and director Éléonore Pourriat, cunningly disguised as an eye opener towards sexism in the country, and extensively, the world. The film centers around white European male citizen of France who is constantly harassed by the female members of his community, including...

The Nation’s Terrorism Fixation

There is an alarming phenomenon going around the nation.  In large landmark cities in the United States sensational storytelling remains prominent in mass media. Life has become a narrative for the citizens of the U.S.A, where "news" stories are carefully told with an introduction, following the plot to a climax and then to a resolution to calm the viewers,...

Scarlett Johansson is an iconic woman (and has poor political views)

Interestingly, there seems to be a stigma when it comes to women in the media industry, where ideals are taken for face value and the reality is hidden underground and erased from the populations conscious. Notably, the famed “Avengers” actress Scarlet Johansson is a textbook example of this scenario. She is a prominent actress, having recently starred in the...

FEMEN: Not What Muslim Women Stand For

FEMEN, an ultra-feminist organization based in Ukraine, aims for a “complete victory over patriarchy” through topless protests. Their main goal is not to be liked, but to promote sextremism – “a non-violent but highly aggressive form of provocation.” While the women of FEMEN are fighting against the oppression of women in dictatorial regimes, they have also spoken out against...




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