Not all Muslims are terrorists

When I read the news on April 15th about the Boston bombing, the first thought that came to my head was, “Who in their right mind would do such an awful, unnecessary and inhumane thing to innocent people?” and my second thought was, “Please, don’t let the suspect be a Muslim.” Unfortunately, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect […]

Life without Santa

When I was thirteen, I received an e-mail from a summer camp friend titled “The War on Christmas.” It introduced to me the concept of an attack on Christmas that is mainly waged by saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” and calling Christmas trees “holiday trees.” I was completely taken aback by the email which seemed to […]

See you at the pole

Is prayer around the flag an appropriate display of religion? Walking up to the doors of your school, it is a surprise to see a group of your peers seated in a circle around the flagpole singing and praying. While some students would not bat an eye, others may feel a very strong sense of […]

One nation under God?

Earlier this year, the Indiana senate passed a bill that read, “The governing body of a school corporation may offer instruction on various theories of the origin of life. The curriculum for the course must include theories from multiple religions, which may include, but is not limited to, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Scientology.” […]

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