features

American’s Views on Muslims

Is it true that religion is the root of most wars? This question is debated among historians, religious leaders and reporters alike. Going back to biblical times, religion has been a driving force to power that is still relevant today….

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Paris is Alive

“She is tossed by the waves but does not sink.” This is Paris’s motto translated from the Latin verse found on its coat of arms. After Nov. 13th’s attacks, the historic verse is now more relatable than ever. Paris has been…

opinion

We Must Fight Unfounded Fear

Good friends drove me to this. Good, seemingly sensible friends. Pedestrian politicians drove me to this. Pedestrian, somewhat sensible politicians. Idiots drove me to this. Complete idiots. First, though, with what we can all agree on: Any terrorist anywhere…

I find it hard to believe just a few short weeks ago I was in Paris. I thought of nothing more than the beauty of the city, the sights, the sounds, the smells, the food and the light. It…

While a joke may have commenced my jogging hobby, a tragedy planted the seed that’d grow into my serious running habit. In the afternoon of April 15, 2013, I sat with some classmates in the back of my high…

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Before I go any further, let me clarify: nothing I am about to say represents my beliefs. But this is the kind of rhetoric employed following September 11 (and indeed, some of it persists today). We live in a culture…

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A Jordanian pilot was burned alive, an Islamic State video released Tuesday shows. Jordan confirmed the death. The pilot, Moaz al-Kasasbeh, was captured Dec. 24 by militants after his plane crashed during a mission against the IS. A man…

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Citing prejudicial programming segments on the cable news network, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said she plans to sue Fox News. On Tuesday, Hidalgo made these statements on CNN regarding Fox’s “no-go” zones of European cities, including Paris. “The image…