faze magazine.

Writing

project overview.

Founded in 2000 by Lorraine Zander, Faze is a print and online publication that targets the demographic of millenial women. From entertainment to travel, Faze aims to empower young women with uplifting news on a diverse range of current topics. As an editorial contributor, I have covered multiple stories in both print and online involving technology, movie reviews, lifestyle and more.

client. Faze Magazine
role. Writer & Interviewer
medium. Online & Print Publication
year. 2016 - Present
Research

Preparation & Fact Checking

Interviewing

Questions & Leading Conversation

Graphic Design

Adobe Photoshop

Writing

Wordpress

Sports & Fitness
Maria Toorpakai: “She” Became “He” To Hide From The Taliban

Disguised as a boy for 16 years, she put herself and her family in the cross-hairs of the Taliban in order to achieve her dreams of becoming a world class athlete. Growing up in Pakistan with the ambition of becoming a professional squash player, it was not long ago when Maria Toorpakai’s dream seemed like a long shot. But today she is training in downtown Toronto with former world champion Jonathon Power.

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Movie Review
Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Will Make You Laugh And Cry All At Once

During this past year, there is one particular movie that every Marvel fanatic has been patiently anticipating. Since the release of Infinity War last year, Marvel also released Captain Marvel and Ant-Man and the Wasp. However, the hype was by far incomparable to the finale that everyone is sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for: Avengers: Endgame.

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Relationships
Tinder Isn’t Killing Romance After All, Study Shows

Love at first sight or love at first swipe? Single and looking for a relationship? Then this situation may sound familiar: sitting together with a friend, you swipe through the endless profiles on Tinder. Finally finding a potential date, you look up and ask for your friend’s opinion. After swiping right, for that split second you hope that “It’s A Match!” shows up. Admit it, you’ve probably done this before. But if you’ve never heard of Tinder, this might sound very ridiculous and confusing.

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Movie Review
Movie Review: “Thor: Ragnarok” Will Dazzle And Amuse Its Audience

Journey with the God of Thunder as he goes on an epic adventure through the universe to save his beloved home from destruction.Directed by Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok takes viewers on a cosmic adventure filled with stunning fantasy worlds accompanied by a range of personalities and humorous moments.

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Sports & Fitness
Debate: Should University Gyms Have Women’s Hours?

Many universities across Ontario have implemented women-only gym hours, meaning only persons who identify as female are allowed to use the facilities at specific times. With four hours a day and five days per week, Laurier University is one of the many schools that offer these controversial hours. Ryerson, University of Toronto and York University are amongst the list as well.

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Technology
New Virtual Reality Studio Takes TV Viewers To Alternate Universes

Virtual Universe Laboratory has broken the boundaries of creativity in live television production. Canadian media organization Groupe Média TFO (Television Francaise de l’Ontario) has recently launched its revolutionary Virtual Universe Lab in the heart of downtown Toronto.

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Lifestyle
7 Cheap & Cheerful DIY Projects To Spruce Up Any Dorm Room

Today Is The Day To Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home. You packed your belongings and moved into the new and exciting world of college over a month ago. Now that the initial anxiety of living on your own has passed, you look around your dorm room and realize the blandness of the walls and the lack of coziness in your space.

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Technology
House Of VR Is Bringing Virtual Reality Entertainment To Toronto

Located at Queen St. W and Bathurst is a lounge and event space like no other. Designed by co-founder and creative director Stephanie Payne, House of VR is Toronto’s futuristic hangout equipped with the latest VR technology. Featuring Mixed Reality Green Screen units and 360-degree view pods, House of VR exposes its visitors to the new technology with its countless Virtual Reality headsets.

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Fashion & Style
From Skinny To Flare Jeans: Your Ultimate Guide To Jean Styles

Suitable for almost any occasion, jeans are a must-have in everyone’s closet.One day you might decide that it is time to spice up your closet with a brand new pair of denim jeans. Walking into your favourite clothing store, suddenly you are thrown a bunch of foreign terms. Low rise, high rise, dark wash, light wash, jegging, and bell-bottoms.

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Technology
Adobe’s Project #VoCo May Be Photoshop For Audio, Or Voice

Adobe brings “putting words into someone’s mouth” to a whole new level. Last November at the Adobe MAX Conference, Adobe provided a sneak peek into the development of their audio editing software, Project #VoCo. The ground-breaking technology is being described as the “Photoshop for audio”. Aside from standard audio editing features, this program may revolutionize sound editing with its profound feature.

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