Finding Your Ummah

  Before I dive in, I want to tell you about what the Ummah is. It is essentially the entire Muslim community. In Islam, we are all one big global community, calling peers brothers and sisters and elders aunties and uncles. We have a miniature Davis ummah that I have become extremely fond of. It … Continue reading Finding Your Ummah

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Current Marginalization of the Latinx Community

By Sara Cadona Still today we face the problems of marginalization of oppressing certain races based on their culture, language and color. The Latinx community is every person that identify themselves with being Latin (Blay, 2016). This term of Latinx is gender neutral and makes it easier when talking about a whole community (Blay, 2016). … Continue reading Current Marginalization of the Latinx Community

Trials and Tribulations

We always like to believe that when faced with adversity or difficult circumstances we will arm ourselves against such troubles with reason, calm, understanding, and other defenses to cope with the inevitable problems we may encounter in life. However, for many us, when the opportunity presents itself, we tend to fall short of our resolutions. … Continue reading Trials and Tribulations

When Infinite Roads Diverge in a Wood

By Samantha Solomon “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” This oft-quoted passage from Robert Frost’s famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” appears on ‘congratulations’ cards and teen girls’ Tumblr posts in such an abundance, it’s hard to separate … Continue reading When Infinite Roads Diverge in a Wood

The Importance of Spring Cleaning

By Samantha Solomon I’m crouched on all fours with my face shoved past the sliding doors of my closet, a beige carpet that desperately needs to be vacuumed, scratching my knees. My face red from pushing and shoving things around, I emerge victorious with a single, broken velvet hanger. This the face of “Spring Cleaning.” … Continue reading The Importance of Spring Cleaning

Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death – Apollo and Hyacinth

Illustrated By Jean Young By Michael Carson I begin this night with a few tales of Apollo, god of “Sun, the Light, the Music and Prophecy” (Greek Gods & Goddesses), although the man was well renowned with his poetic air and regal flare, the young sun lord met his demise in the facets of love. … Continue reading Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death – Apollo and Hyacinth