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Nonfiction

 

Nonfiction

 
Photo by Andrea Chung

Photo by Andrea Chung

Century Eggs, Centuries-old Controversies

15th december 2017

Whenever I feel homesick, one of the places I want to be transported to immediately, is a traditional noodle place in Taipei, where I was raised to ask people “Have you eaten?” instead of “How are you?” when greeting them. These neighborhood spots are usually humble, without much decoration or even a clear sign at the door. Their menus consist of noodles, and only noodles. 

 
Illustration by Mahgul Farooqui

Illustration by Mahgul Farooqui

Is There a Fatwa on This?

The Gazelle • 3rd December 2017

It was Ramadan. The women and their children were leaving the mosque one by one after the Taraweeh prayer. Radia, a girl around the age of 13, was among them. As she approached the exit, a few elderly women approached her. “Come, Radia,” they said, “you go to school, right?” The women had some questions about the Quran, and thought she might know the answers. Although she was still learning herself, she came to the women, took out a Quran, and started explaining what she knew.

 
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The Future of Medicine is Our Responsibility

Maverick youth • 10th April 2017

In the past few years, DNA sequencing has begun to play an increasingly significant role in diagnosing and treating patients, and more information as well as stories regarding this change in medicine have become available.