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Emily Jardine
Emily Jardine

Originally from California, Emily Jardine is a freelance journalist and educator who has lived abroad for most of her adult life. She is passionate about inclusion, diversity, and their intersection with discourse and rhetoric. How we talk about the things that matter is the first step in creating dynamic and long-lasting change. You can follow her on twitter and instagram @emilydxb

COLUMNISTS
Emily Jardine
Emily Jardine

Originally from California, Emily Jardine is a freelance journalist and educator who has lived abroad for most of her adult life. She is passionate about inclusion, diversity, and their intersection with discourse and rhetoric. How we talk about the things that matter is the first step in creating dynamic and long-lasting change. You can follow her on twitter and instagram @emilydxb

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Flying the unfriendly skies for families

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The end of the holiday season means the end of one of the most stressful times for travel. The ...

Facebook wars: When debating political crises on social media is harmful

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System update: Are emojis making the world more tolerant?

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Iphone fans are well aware that Apple has just rolled out iOS 10.2. While most people are seemingly ...

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Mideast blond craze: How to dye your hair with stunning results

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

The first blond appeared 11,000 years ago, according to research, and ever since then, they’ve ...

Who ‘won’ it better? Fashion on the road to the White House

Monday, 07 November 2016

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Trick or treat? Halloween in the Middle East is a candy-laden compromise

Monday, 31 October 2016

Halloween is a favorite holiday for children and candy connoisseurs alike but the storied holiday ...

When East marries West: A revealing glimpse at intercultural relationships

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Although our hearts want to believe that love is all we need, research, stats and experience makes ...

When Hollywood works: Treating audiences with stories that matter

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

This past week was marked by the opening of a new film with a stellar cast. Masterminds, a film by ...

Kim Kardashian attack: Why did Twitter explode with cruel jokes?

Monday, 03 October 2016

Kim Kardashian is a fashion icon, an entrepreneur, a wife, a mother and a human being. And on Sunday ...

Beyond Trump vs Clinton: The core benefits of letting women talk

Thursday, 29 September 2016

The American Presidential Debate on Monday pulled back an important curtain. For many, it was just ...

Why is the world consumed with the end of ‘Brangelina’?

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

On Sept. 20, the world stopped as TMZ filed the story of the century, confirming that Brangelina is ...

Is celebrating Britney Spears ethical?

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Britney Spears is in the news again. From the release of her 9th studio album Glory, to her ...

Divorce is the new marriage so why is it still frowned upon?

Tuesday, 06 September 2016

As is often the case with Hollywood, the ideal tends to be front and center, held up as an ...

Trump’s treatment of women reveals the real man behind the podium

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Donald Trump is no stranger to backlash, not least when it comes to the barrage of comments he has ...

Is Renee Zellweger forbidden to age?

Sunday, 07 August 2016

What’s the worst thing that an actress can do these days? According to celebrity magazines and ...

The secret appeal of the Star Trek world

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

Last weekend, the new Star Trek film “Star Trek Beyond” opened up with a blockbuster ...

The complicated reality of hating Taylor Swift

Saturday, 23 July 2016

With the revelation that Taylor Swift might have lied about her knowledge of Kanye West’s ...

Dating app users, be warned: How to spot the creeps from their profiles

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

With almost 500,000 individuals on dating apps in the UAE alone, according to local news reports ...

Why the Middle East stays pretty cool in the hot summer months

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Summer in the Middle East can be intense. While the heat is nothing to take lightly, the season is ...

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