East Aurora High School: Out Of the Darkness Event

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

Refugee One: Sweet Dreams Donation

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

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

A Story of Two Flags: The fight for freedom still goes on

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