Rewa Mourad

Contributor

Rewa is one of the digital contributors at Ottawa Life Magazine. She is a 4th year Communications student at the University of Ottawa. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in the media industry, most likely in publishing or radio. Rewa’s week is mostly dedicated to studying or working with her team at OPIRG-Ottawa. She enjoys conversations and debates about socio-political news and events, and loves to hear new and different opinions as well as critiques of her own work.

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How the Keto Diet helps women with PCOS

How the Keto Diet helps women with PCOS

Popular for its reputation of being one of “the effective healthy way to lose weight”, the Keto diet has become the newest trend of this generation. Short for Ketogenic, the Keto diet is a high-fat low-carb food regime. However, it is much more than just another way for people to drop a few [...]

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Ottawa's Fifth Palestinian Festival

Ottawa's Fifth Palestinian Festival

Part of what makes the city of Ottawa wonderfully unique and particularly welcoming is not only its inclusion and diversity but, more importantly, its proud celebration of its people’s cultural identities. This past weekend, the fifth annual Palestinian Festival took place at Marion Dewar Park. [...]

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Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

Photos by Ocular Rev (@ocularrevv) and Mohamad Mawla (@moe_mawla) The blogger as model trend has been around for quite a while now, and it is time we ask whether this trend is being inclusive of all races and body types. Are minority women—that is, those who do not fit the accepted mold—being [...]

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What you need to know about Ottawa’s Women’s Leadership Summit 2018

What you need to know about Ottawa’s Women’s Leadership Summit 2018

On Monday, March 5th, the University of Ottawa hosted an intimate event at the Westin Hotel in honour of International Women’s Day 2018. Female leaders from all over the country gathered to share their experiences and to discuss the challenges facing many women in different industries. Every [...]

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The Law That Canada Must Change: Wrongfully Imprisoned Sociology Professor Talks Extradition

The Law That Canada Must Change: Wrongfully Imprisoned Sociology Professor Talks Extradition

After his return from a 3 year and 2 month stint in solitary confinement in France, Professor Hassan Diab’s wrongful imprisonment is raising questions about Canada’s extradition laws. Lebanese-Canadian Professor Hassan Diab returned to Canada this past January after a French court dropped [...]

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A Newbie's Guide to NYC Food

A Newbie's Guide to NYC Food

Photos by Rewa Mourad / Feature image: Pixabay It’s no secret that New York City is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. We call it the Big Apple, the City of Dreams, and the City that Never Sleeps, and we think of its breathtaking sights, cultural centers, and architectural marvels. [...]

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Who photographs the Libyan Slave Trade and why?

Who photographs the Libyan Slave Trade and why?

Many of you have presumably already heard or read about the Slave Trade happening in Libya today. Moreover, you’ve probably stumbled upon many pictures, videos, and statements from journalists concerning this crisis. In 1865, the Emancipation Proclamation put an end to official slavery in the United [...]

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How To Stay Both Stylish And Warm This Winter

How To Stay Both Stylish And Warm This Winter

The winter season is slowly coming back into our lives and we’re not sure how we feel about it. On the one hand, we must agree with some proud Canadians who rightfully enjoy this season and cherish all its festive vibes and associated holidays. Who doesn’t love having a White Christmas, going [...]

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