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Lesser of two evils: what the future looks like for Muslims after the presidential election

Electing Joe Biden does not offer much improvement for the Muslim-American community
Breaking down Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim-American communities
October 18, 2020
Breaking down Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim-American communities

El Estoque: Behind the story

Unpacking El Estoque student journalists’ reporting process on story favorites
November 25, 2019
Unpacking El Estoque student journalists’ reporting process on story favorites

The Islam I see

The Islam I see
My experience covering a local mosque
April 12, 2019

Walking into a room where you know you’re going to be the outsider, where you know your presence will make people uneasy, is a difficult thing.   As another reporter and I walked with the...

The perception of Muslims

The perception of Muslims
October 29, 2017

    In World Core, we watched a mini documentary called “30 Days: Muslim and America” about a Christian man who “became” a Muslim for 30 days. He performed close to everything...

Muslims in America

Junior Ismat Junaid, senior Arif Hasan, junior Dania Khurshid, sophomore Zuhayeer Musa: Though all from Islamic backgrounds, these four students, with religious identifications ranging from agnostic to sermon-giver, have practiced the religion to varying degrees at one time or another. Photo illustration by Christophe Haubursin.
April 9, 2012

In our April issue, Special Report documented the intersection of cultures for students, parents and teachers. One such story focused on freshman Anwar Ali-Ahmad, his parents and their experiences...

Not yet a safe space

Not yet a safe space
May 16, 2011

Despite stirrings of a LGBT-friendly movement, students need to step up to affect change In the past couple months, our school has taken small steps to address the lack of regard for our LGBT community....

Land of the free

Land of the free
September 22, 2010

  Is our community as tolerant as it claims to be?   A month ago, in preparation for this issue, I started working on a story about the local Muslim community's plans to...

EE on Point: Into the Muslim community

EE on Point: Into the Muslim community
September 22, 2010

Muslim students speak out about their religion El Estoque on Point is the news section’s recurring feature aimed at soliciting student voices on controversial issues. The objective...

Have money, will travel

Have money, will travel
May 2, 2010

Senior Nimah Haq created a Facebook group to raise funds for an upcoming trip to India   It's an age-old dilemma. A wanderlust maniac wants to go somewhere exotic. The wanderlust maniac doesn't...

Marching for Peace

Marching for Peace
January 27, 2009

MVHS students join the protests against the bombing of Palestine A new year, a new president, and a new wave of protests against the bombing of the Gaza Strip. MVHS students joined the international...

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