Mh. Zaki Zaki

My Kabul

  About the poet: Mohammad Zaki Zaki is a Star alumnus and former instructor at Star’s Daikondi branch. He recently graduated from the Geoscience Faculty of Kabul University.               My Kabul, you are the city the city with roads and avenues full of blood the city whose people lose[…]


Star’s Bamyan Branch Inauguration

A message from Khalilullah Baha, Bamyan Branch instructor The inauguration of Star’s Bamyan Branch took place Thursday July 20th in the elegant hall of Bamyan’s Gholghola Hotel. Mr. Ali Reza Yasa, Star’s founder and chairman, traveled from Kabul to Bamyan to celebrate the branch’s opening with a formal inauguration. Among many other distinguished guests was,[…]

Rupi Kaur, author of Milk and Honey

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur was born in Punjab, India and migrated to Canada when she was four years old. She is now a Canadian poet, writer, and illustrator. She is popular for her use of poetry with illustration, all of which she does herself. Rupi works to transform experiences of pain and longing into anthems of acceptance[…]

Mehdi Samim

Celebrating the success of more Starians

Mehdi Samim received a scholarship from the Kazakh government and was recently awarded his master’s degree in the Faculty of Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology and Food Safety from the Kazakh National Agrarian University. He is a lecturer in the Agronomy Department at Ghazni University. Samim received his undergraduate degree from Kabul University’s Agriculture Faculty, Agronomy[…]


Is it just me?

    Written by: Mateen Yaqubi, a social activist and one of Afghanistan’s youngest bloggers. He is a rising junior at the Friends Select School in Philadelphia.         I’ve got everything to say, but nothing at all I have no emotion, yet every single one   There are millions of thoughts running[…]