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Sara Rahman

Sara Rahman, Web Editor

Hi! My name is Sara Rahman. It is my second year on the editorial board and I am so excited to be a Web editor! Besides Oracle, I am the president of MSA, on the board of SAFE Club and Medical Chapter Club! I also play lacrosse and enjoy traveling.

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Government dysfunction: the new norm?

Government dysfunction: the new norm?

Sara Rahman, web editor
November 17, 2023

“Why does this keep happening?” This a question that many American citizens ask as they witness a recurring cycle of government shutdowns caused by seemingly ongoing government dysfunction. The simple...

Copy of Fantasy Sports Club

[Photo] Shots clocked

November 16, 2023

Ramadan celebrations unify Muslim community

Sofia Cole, Layla Mohamed, and Sara Rahman
March 17, 2023

Late nights with family, enough food to feed hundreds, and a month spent with time to reflect and better yourself spiritually is what the holy month of Ramadan means to most Muslims, junior Ishmael Khandokar...

Battle of the Brews

Sara Rahman and Maya Scahill
February 17, 2023

Starbucks The presentation of Starbucks Caramel Macchiato was stunning, as it had caramel drizzled on the edges and an ombre of coffee to milk. The caramel balanced the strong taste of the coffee...

A history of violating rights

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
February 17, 2023

With a single decision, the Taliban, an Islamic extremist group in Afghanistan, shattered the dreams of a generation of women. In addition to earlier orders which excluded girls from attending middle school...

Winter play steals the show

Sara Rahman, Asma Ghomrawi, and Jessica An
December 16, 2022

Reservoir Dogs, this year's winter play, was performed in the drama and dance room on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, John Cowlin, Winter Play Director, and English Teacher, said. The play is based on the 1992 film...

Embracing culture through the arts

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
December 16, 2022

Whether it is showing off intricate henna designs, dancing around a cultural centerpiece, or carving gods onto stamps, South finds ways to embrace culture through the arts, Science Teacher Jeffery Kurian...

Concert Culture at South

Sara Rahman, asst. A&E editor
November 16, 2022

The packed crowd screams in Northerly Island as the spotlight settles on singer Conan Gray, sophomore Maggie Dempsey’s favorite musician. Given how important music is to Dempsey, she values experiences...

Photo courtesy of Spotify.

Midnights Album Review

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
October 25, 2022

When the clock struck 12 a.m. on Oct. 21, Taylor Swift, singer-songwriter, released her tenth studio album Midnights. This indie-pop album is about Swift’s 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout...

Fashion taken back in time

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
September 30, 2022

Some fashion trends just never go out of style, and this is true about 70’s and 80’s trends, Fashion Teacher Melissa Pfister said. Vintage graphic tees, leather jackets, bright neon colors, and voluminous...

Illustration by Scott Gonzales

Ramadan strengthens Muslim community

Hafsa Rahman and Sara Rahman
April 22, 2022

“Not even water?”  This is a question Muslims are frequently asked during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a spiritual month that will affect the lives of many Muslims at South, because...

Halal Foods addition to Cafeteria in February

Jessie Norwood and Sara Rahman
February 11, 2022

In a step towards inclusion for Muslim students in the cafeteria, a new menu of Halal meat options will soon be available to students in late February, Tim Almy, Director of Quest Food Services, District...

Halal Options needed at South

Sara Rahman and Layla Mohammed
December 17, 2021

Halal lunches can look different. It can even have a chicken sandwich with halal meat. But at South, a halal lunch consists of a mundane uncrustable or boring boxed salad.  When Muslim students like...

Knitting Club creates space to calm students

Charlie Bickel and Sara Rahman
November 12, 2021

Artisans from 11th Century Egypt were the first people to ever harness the powers of knitting, according to Sheep & Stitch, a website for knitting enthusiasts. The ancient Egyptians knitting was painstakingly...

Illustration by Jiha Kim

Paranormal Club scares up a storm

Sara Rahman, Staff writer
October 1, 2021

Ghost hunting in the English hallway; watching scary movies together; going on ghost tours in Chicago, and sharing paranormal incidents. This is what members experience in Paranormal Club. The members...

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