There are a few reasons why I started to read “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban”: Malala Yousafzai is 20 years old now, and it’s pretty cool that I’m reading about the story and accomplishments of someone who’s the same age as me. She was […]

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It is a scary time to be a Muslim, and it’s an even scarier time to be a Muslim woman of color. This election season, harmful rhetorics about these aspects of my identity are spewed around mindlessly by politicians. The most disappointing part about this is the support they garner and the racist voices that […]

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Any Nobel Peace Prize winner is bound to elicit varied responses, including praise from those on the side of peace and rebukes from those on the side of conflicts and violence. However, the Nobel committee’s choice this year raised more questions than it did in the previous years. Among the record-breaking 376 individuals and organizations […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Malala Yousafzai has become to youngest person to ever be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. But if you’ve been following her story, the Peace Prize is not even the pinnacle of her achievements. At age 11, her diary was published anonymously, detailing her struggle […]

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