• Lara Yacoub

    Lara is originally half-Syrian and half-Egyptian, but grew up in Mexico City and Calgary, AB. She moved to Vancouver in 2019 to pursue a degree in International Relations at UBC. Ever since moving, she has fallen in love with the city, and in her free time enjoys scouting out the city's numerous restaurants, hidden gems, and beautiful beaches.

    Explainer: The Pink Tax

    Gender-based pricing discrimination, also known as the “Pink Tax,” refers to the higher price of specific products and services marketed to women consumers.

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    Explainer: Shariah Law

    Shariah law is “a set of guiding rules in Islam meant for direction on moral conduct and even day-to-day life,” yet it is often wrongly framed as an oppressive tool of subjugation.

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