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Salman Rushdie Stabbed At Literary Event

On August 12, the acclaimed writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times at a literary event in Chautauqua, New York by 24-year-old Hadi Matar. The attack appears to have been in connection to the fatwa issued against Rushdie after the publication of The Satanic Verses, which has been embroiled in controversy for more than thirty […]


International Women’s Day: celebrating Lifestyle’s unsung heroes

In the past year, we have seen social justice movements, a global pandemic, political uprisings and creative innovations. At the front of many of those changes were incredible women, sustaining us through lockdown, saving lives, leading protests and countries, advocating for justice. With International Women’s Day coming up, here is a list of inspiring women […]


Diversity in children’s books: a conversation with Mariam James

The Student speaks to children’s book author, Mariam James.  Published author and mother of two kids, Mariam James, writes children’s stories that promote a positive self-identification for children of colour. The two books that she has published so far that are titled “We are all Special” and “Imagine a World”; are also two out of […]