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Iran takes steps to stop violence against women

Iran takes steps to stop violence against women

On May 20, 2020, 14-year-old Romina Rashaf prepared to go to sleep as usual, on her family’s farm in northern Iran. Little did she know, she would not live to see the next day. Three weeks earlier, her father, Reza Ashrafi, had called a lawyer, inquiring about the...

Op-Ed: Calling a Ban on Indifference

Op-Ed: Calling a Ban on Indifference

When the travel ban was first announced by the Trump administration, rising Harvard-Westlake senior Saba Nia penned an op-ed about how the travel ban personally affected her family. Now, with the 5-4 Supreme Court decision to uphold the ban over a year after it was first introduced, Nia revisits the piece she wrote.

Glendale College blossoms into spring with Nowruz

Glendale College blossoms into spring with Nowruz

The anticipation for the new spring season started off with a Nowruz celebration hosted by Glendale College’s Persian Student Association (PSA) on March 15. Nowruz, which means “new day” in Farsi, is the celebration of the new year, which coincides with the arrival of...