El Estoque

A moment of silence

A moment of silence

Rachel Jiang

September 19, 2019

Nearly 3000 dead, thousands of devastated family members, 10,000 survivors who suffer from endless trauma. On the day following 9/11, the U.S. declared war on terrorists in Afghanistan, then Syria, Iraq and other countries that were involved in international terrorism. Let’s take a moment of si...

Ignorance is bliss

Ignorance is bliss

Zara Iqbal, Opinion editor

May 20, 2018

“Do you have hair?” “Did your parents force you to wear it?” “How do you take a shower with that?” These questions scratch the surface of what people ask me as someone who wears a hijab. Yes, I have hair. No, I wear this by choice. And, dude, do you really think I have this on during ev...