Islamophobia is a widespread, global issue. In the Bay Area, Muslim students tend to feel safer, though issues such as lack of understanding that Islam is a choice, not something that is forced upon people, are still prevalent.
During Christmas time, the flavor of peppermint makes an appearance in a multitude of desserts and drinks. Staff reporter Heba Kibboua talks about one of her favorite peppermint flavored desserts: peppermint mocha cake.
Many students are afraid of getting sick because of the Omicron variant. Some argue that school should remain open with safety measures, while others fear that they aren’t safe in this risky environment. Teachers and students have differing opinions on the best options going forward.
Shalimar, an Indian restaurant in Fremont, has a wonderful, caring staff that dishes out delicious meals and creates a memorable experience for diners.
While some students feel the dress code unfairly targets women and should be abolished, others find it helpful in maintaining a strictly academics-focused environment.
Images provided by the author. Safa Farid, the treasurer of the Afghan Student Union. On August 15, 2021, Afghans lost their country to…