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Change, one concrete step at a time

Change, one concrete step at a time

One concrete step I am going to take to better myself would be to remember that it's not just me speaking, it's people listening. People often speak without thinking how people who are listening are going respond. Problems may start and people can be offended. This...

Opinion: This is a Muslim ban, don’t lie to yourselves

Opinion: This is a Muslim ban, don’t lie to yourselves

As a Muslim American, the actions and choices that President Donald Trump has made this week are angering, but also extremely alarming. This, while extremely controversial, is very similar to an event that took place in 1939. A German ocean liner St Louis with over...

Change, one concrete step at a time

Opinion: Obamacare should not be replaced

President Donald Trump said on his first speech to congress on Jan. 11 that he will pursue and waste no time on bringing down Obamacare. He speaks of making America better and doing changes to the state. He argues that while the process is running of repealing...

Strict voter laws: Protecting or prohibiting?

Strict voter laws: Protecting or prohibiting?

Upon reading the news during the recent election cycle, it would not be far-fetched to believe that America was in the midst of the worst voter fraud scandal in history. In fact, President Trump blamed the “millions of people who voted illegally” for his loss of the...

Change, one concrete step at a time

A poem: ‘I hear America screaming’

I hear America screaming, the vehement cries I hear. Those of all classes, races, ages, and religions. The men screaming for more money and more power, a secure place to stand firm. The women screaming for a voice in our sad, patriarchal society, marching for their...

Opinion: Why I sat down during the Pledge of Allegiance

Opinion: Why I sat down during the Pledge of Allegiance

The 2017 year has been a stage for unacceptable racism, Charlottesville, Va. being a clear example, that has been instigated by Donald Trump’s inexplicable actions. With the new rise of what Newsweek calls “America’s Boy King,” many find their hatred towards...

DACA: What it is and why it needs to be kept

DACA: What it is and why it needs to be kept

On Sept. 5, President Trump announced a possible end to the Obama-era program, DACA, that currently protects around 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. As the acronym rapidly spreads around hundreds of news and media platforms, it is essential for...