Samaah Jaffer is an undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University, pursuing a joint major in International Studies and World Literature and a minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic History. She is currently working through an extended co-op placement as the community engagement specialist at SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, where she facilitates public programming on themes such as social justice, sustainability and critical urbanism, arts and culture, and democratic engagement. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and writing articles, drinking coffee, and contemplating the intricacies of world politics. Samaah is rabble.ca’s B.C. Evening Editor.