Hannah Khan

Media and Communications Specialist

Hannah is a Public Relations major at Virginia Commonwealth University with an affinity for blogging, fashion, food and learning about the world. She is a millenial storyteller with a serious case of wanderlust, and she hopes to one day work for a lifestyle and luxury PR firm or magazine, as well as publish books and documentaries focusing on leisure and travel. Email her at [email protected]

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Layali Webzine

Muslimahs don't need Dolce and Gabbana to validate them

Muslim fashion and Muslim women should not have to be validated by Western fashion labels to be considered beautiful or stylish. Fashion labels everywhere are finally paying...

Brave and Bold Thinking

You CAN Afford to Travel - You Just Don't Want To

Yes, I said it. And I stand by it -- despite how cringeworthy that sentence alone may be to those who claim to love travel or want to travel, but hide behind the cloak of...

Her Campus

Why I'm Sick of Seeing Your #Wanderlust Instagram Photos

Please, spare me the Instagram pictures of your family vacation to Cancun with the hashtag "#wanderlust". Call me a travel snob, but I have no interest in hearing about how your...

Brave and Bold Thinking

Selectively mourning Paris - why the West turns a blind eye to the rest of the world

There is painful, yet comforting beauty in watching as the world lights up red, white and blue in remembrance of the 129 confirmed dead in Paris on Friday as a result of mass...

The Commonwealth Times

Students fundraise for national charity camp

VCU juniors Jenny Holmgrain and Sarah Dodson have begun a charity campaign to raise $30,000 by June 2014 to give children with parents who are suffering or have died from cancer...

Brave and Bold Thinking

Why having a "sweetheart" complex isn't as pleasant as it sounds

At five-foot-two I stand barely tall enough to reach the overhead cabinets or close the microwave door. "I'm tiny, but fierce," I say, to justify myself when I receive yet...

Her Campus

25 Ways You Know You're a Traveller at Heart

Travelling is about more than taking pictures in front of the Eiffel Tower and jetsetting to exotic beaches - its about a journey of growth, learning, and experiencing life....

Brave and Bold Thinking

What you should know before guessing my race

If there was one question I've never been fonder of answering, it would be the one I receive on daily basis from complete strangers. The waiting for my coffee, trying to make...

Brave and Bold Thinking

Yes, I have a problem with Alabama Alpha Phi's recruitment video - here's why

Glitter blowing, synchronized waving, dancing in bikinis -the whole nine yards. The recently scrutinized University of Alabama's Alpha Phi sorority left no hyper-feminine...

VCU News

'Empire' Brings New VCU Homecoming Traditions

For the thirteenth year running, Virginia Commonwealth University Homecoming is back, and more ready than ever for a week full of fun, food and Ram Pride.

Brave and Bold Thinking

The 21 questions I was asked as an American in Europe

After arriving in Europe, I was expecting more of a culture shock than I had received. Sure the roads looked smaller, and the people spoke French, but in my eyes, there was not...

River City Fashion Uprising

VCU Street Style

Written by Hannah Khan Photographed by Abigail Gorden and Chase Davis Within merely days of living in Richmond, appropriately dubbed the art capitol of Virginia, I took notice...

Brave and Bold Thinking

Sixteen immediate thoughts on Rolling Stone's article about on campus rapes

Like many of you, I stumbled upon the Rolling Stone's article about Jackie, a then college freshman who was brutally raped at a Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house in 2012. Two years...