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The reality of Ramadan

The reality of Ramadan

By Khadija Nakhuda

June 24, 2019

People hold many misconceptions that make “fasting month” sound miserable. But for Muslims it’s the favorite time of year.

Wrap Your Head Around This

Wrap Your Head Around This

By Amina Nakhuda

April 23, 2018

Every year in middle school, we would have a moment of silence in remembrance of 9/11. And every year, I would bow my head trying to mourn, but my classmates’ attempts to subtly glance at me interrupted my moment of silence. It was as if there was some connection between me and the terrorists because we we...

A Midnight not in Marrakesh

By Tandis Shoushtary

May 31, 2016

If spending the night sober in a gym filled with my fellow classmates wasn’t harrowing enough, this year, Safe and Sober Grad Night will feature the theme of “Midnight in Marrakesh”, meaning that high school students can enjoy a mystical night filled with henna, tarot card reading, images of m...

I Belong

I Belong

By Raqshan Khan

March 24, 2015

It happened in seventh grade during the end of math class. I was having a conversation with a couple of my friends. We were turning in homework and one of my friends asked me jokingly how I was able to get “such good grades.” I laughed and told her that all I did was turn in my homework. Another one...