The fight for Refugees

by Maryam Asif ( Sophomore) There are more than 43 million refugees around the world today searching for habitation as they are being ripped from their homes. Refugees are people who have been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disasters. Recently, refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Iraq are … More The fight for Refugees

Stylish Hijabs?

by Shazya Akthar (Freshman) All across the world Muslim girls and women are wearing the Hijab in a stylish manner to show that Hijabs can be stylish while still maintaining the religious aspect. A Hijab is a rectangular scarf that is wrapped over the head and is intended to cover the hair and neck of Muslim … More Stylish Hijabs?

Visual Art: One student’s statement on her Nigerian/American identity

By Temitope Odedoyin (Senior) I was inspired by my inner confusion and the situation of Nigeria. When I think with my head, I know am a Nigerian but the way I walk through life is like an American. Therefore, it became hard for me to answer the question “who are you? “ Also I saw … More Visual Art: One student’s statement on her Nigerian/American identity

Debating the Chaos–Is rioting ever acceptable?

By Adnan Hadzalic (Sophomore) Riots have been the topic of conversation these pasts couple of days as the world looks at Baltimore, Maryland. The images of buildings and cars lit ablaze, windows being smashed, and stores being looted have made the world stand still and watch in awe as one of the great American cities … More Debating the Chaos–Is rioting ever acceptable?