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Faith provides support, guidance

Anna Marquardt, co-features editor
November 10, 2022

In the countryside of Mongolia, sophomore Row Seitz sat in a small tent, alone with a Shaman shielding his face with armor. As a drum thumped in the background, Seitz explained that she was instructed...

Core of Christmas: Family and religion

Bryan Scheffler, guest columnist
December 17, 2021

Every year, my family travels across the pond for Christmas. However, the Christmas of 2017 was unforgiving in the port city of Danzig, Poland. Miles upon miles of frigid Baltic Sea waters battered...

The public’s misperception of Islam

Zain Akbar, guest columnist
November 20, 2020

Islam (pronounced with a soft “s”), is not a religion of terror or violence. Islam is not a religion of hatred. In fact, “Islam” itself means “peace”. Islam is often associated with terrorist...

Illustration by Erin Zhou

Worldwide events unveil the need for empathy

Gwyn Skiles, asst. opinions editor
May 24, 2019

Humanity. To me, humanity is not defined by race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, political identification, or ability. Instead it captures love. Whether it be greeting someone in passing, picking...

Illustration by Ella Prillaman

Holiday season calls for religious awareness

Editorial Board
December 14, 2018

Every year during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar, junior Yasmeen Mohammed Rafee has playful fasting competitions with her sisters. On Eid al-Fitr, the last day of Ramadan, millions of...

Spotlight on South

Micheal Zimmermann, guest columnist
September 28, 2018

In mainstream society, we often approach science and religion through separate ways of thinking. If we attempt to solve the mystery of the creation of our origin through both lenses of religion and science,...

Give religion your whole heart, take spiritual action

Give religion your whole heart, take spiritual action

John Park, columnist
February 10, 2017

How religious do you consider yourself to be? Maybe you’ve been A1 since day one for a Catholic band, or you have your own playlist of Nasheeds. Maybe you lowkey go to youth group to scout dating prospects,...

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