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World Hijab Day: A Memoir

World Hijab Day: A Memoir

Myrah Beverly, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Creative Corner, Home, Short Stories

February 1st is World Hijab Day which celebrates Muslim women who chose to wear the Islamic veil across the world. I could discuss anything about hijab from the rise of Islamophobia, hijab-wearing women in fashion or the empowerment of the veil, but I won't. Instead, I'd like to share a memoir I first...

Observations of Chicago

Observations of Chicago

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Creative Corner, Home, In The Community, Opinion, Student Life

Thrill after thrill passed over me from simply being in the presence of such a myriad of people. My family and I waited for the train amidst families, ambitious adults, a few shady characters, and a miscellaneous assortment of others. I felt bold to be brushing shoulders with those behaving in ways my...

Winter Outfit and Makeup Look

Winter Outfit and Makeup Look

Kate Hassemer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion: What's In?, Photography

As the temperature and snow fall, cozy clothing and a natural and dewy makeup look is a must. Emma Hassemer has some helpful tips and tricks when it comes to creating a warm yet stylish outfit and a face full of makeup that will keep your skin hydrated and looking flawless throughout the day. She...

Legacy

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

Reflect upon the past few days, weeks, months, years Remember the times you laughed out loud, cried out tears The old year is soon to be done, the new year will have soon begun Cross my heart, I won't fall apart I will stand tall Letters and numbers may judge me on the outside But you don't know...

Bad Memories

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

You make me cringe when I look at you You make me binge upon all your fools I don't know why I was the way I was I don't know how I'd become this mad person You make me cry all night long You make me lie to myself I don't know why I fell into the trap I don't know how I had lost the map Why...

Vibez

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

Waking up in my room with the sun rays on my face Go inside my bathroom, splash water on my face Open up the curtains looking out the window Wondering the reason why I'm feeling so low I can't help but feel these vibez in my veins I can't deny these times where I was feeling vain Vibez are what...

Trust

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

I can't help but feel pain All over my body, my skin, my head, my blood, going insane I lie on my bed and look up at the ceiling Suddenly I see it spinning How could I have been so vulnerable? Believing every single word, so gullible I wish I could turn back the clock To times when I was never...

T.H.A.N.K.F.U.L

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

Think about the people you encounter every day. They might have a struggle, so keep them in your prayers. Humble yourself towards others. Don't be proud unless you demonstrated hard work. Always believe in the fact that there's more to life than just living. Discover your identity. No one kno...

High Expectations

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

They treat me like a creature from the night Waiting for me to start a fight Always expecting the worst from me Because they lost their faith in me Expecting me to fail as usual Falling backward instead of battling the dual Adrenaline rising, blood rushing Feeling hot tempered from theses high...

Play It Safe

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

I'm sitting here in the dark Waiting for the light to spark I'm tired of playing games I'm tired of going against my own faith You can play with my mind all day You can treat me like a slave Try to get me to break But I'll just keep my mouth shut and play it safe You can call me a thousand...

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