by Symone Smith (Junior) Kevin Hines, author of ” Cracked, Not Broken,” and also the man known for his attempt at suicide by jumping from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge; will be speaking at East Aurora High School on April 28. After surviving this suicide attempt Kevin Hines made it his mission to raise awareness on mental illness, … More East Aurora High School: Out Of the Darkness Event
by Symone Smith ( Junior) To wrap up 2015 Senn journalist students Reagan Ivie and Ivan Alvarez, both Juniors, interviewed Senn staff and students about their own Album of the Year.
by Symone Smith ( Junior) About Refugee One… Since 1982 Refugee One has walked alongside refugees on the road to self reliance: furnishing their first apartments, and providing English language training and job search support. Refugee One also provides mental health care, after-school programming, and mentors to help refugees integrate into American Society. The ultimate … More Refugee One: Sweet Dreams Donation
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?
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
By Munira Jimjimo (Senior) Tia Jimjimo was very proud carrying her heritage, the Oromia flag, at the 43rd Senn International Fest. But Jimjimo, a sophomore at Senn, is tired of being asked why she carried a flag for a country that is not independent yet. Tia is my niece and I want to share our … More A Story of Two Flags: The fight for freedom still goes on
By India Shields (Senior) The military is grueling for anyone that chooses to join, but to be a woman in the military, there can be additional obstacles. Jovita Shields, Tracy Windley, and Joselina Pannell are all women that have taken on the brave challenge of defending their country. Jovita Shields, an Army veteran, tells of … More A Woman’s Perspective on the Military