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Everything You Wanted to Know but Were too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were  too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Francis Streitmann

June 3, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Though freedom of religion is one of our country’s founding principles, this is often forgotten when discussions of foreign policy arise. Western media portrays veiled women as submissive victims, whilst also perpetuating Islamophobic stereotypes. Generally, discrimination against women who veil has ...

Science Teacher Lara Corkrey Resigns

Science Teacher Lara Corkrey Resigns

Sarah Asch and Emily Pavis

October 12, 2014


Filed under News

Science teacher Lara Corkrey sent an email to the parents of her current students on October 2 announcing her resignation. “Despite my best efforts, the strain that has been placed on me is unmanageable,” Corkrey wrote. “These last few years of teaching have found me in impossible teaching posit...

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