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  • April 24Class Of 2020 Parent/Caregiver's Meeting: Wednesday, May 3 from 7-8 pm in the Cafeteria

  • April 24The Food Justice Club is hosting a food drive from April 26th to May 4th

Muslim woman responds to disapproval of headscarves

Muslim woman responds to disapproval of headscarves

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions

“Does your dad ever hit you?” “So… you must not date because of the whole....scarf thing.” “Did your brother make you wear that?” “Are you going to have an arranged marriage?” “You must be REALLY conservative.” “Honey, you can take that off. This is the West, you won’t be forced here....

Immigration restraints target many

Immigration restraints target many

Ranna Shahbazi, Contributing Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions

About two months ago, I had the privilege of speaking in front of the school about my Iranian American identity on Asking for Courage day. My speech focused on the idea that despite our diversity, we are all similar and should be treated as equals based on our individual merits. It just so...

Barbara Sahli counters Muslim stereotypes in presentation

Barbara Sahli counters Muslim stereotypes in presentation

Jan Bloch, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Walking into Brookline Town Hall, most people wouldn’t expect Barbara Sahli, the presenter of “Understanding Islam and Muslims,” to be a white, blue-eyed woman, but she was. On March 1, Barbara Sahli stood before a room filled with elementary, middle and high school teachers along with a handful ...

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