The Golden Blue

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...

A Modest Paragon

A Modest Paragon

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Short Stories

Diligently finishing an assignment for her Masters' German class, the pragmatic young woman paused at the sound of a knock on the door. A tall Mormon man entered, dressed in slacks and a long dark brown Mackinaw jacket atop a plain white button-down shirt. The woman often referred to him as no more than...

One Summer Night

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner, Short Stories

She loved the easy warmth of the summer, married with the breeze from the windows of her car; she felt it on her face as they rode through a hazy July evening. The family car was filled to the brim with relatives on their way home from a night out, celebrating the anniversary of an octogenarian's birth....

Thread and Needle

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner, Short Stories

"You keep opening up your scars with jokes and laughter, telling people your most hurtful memories, the past you want to forget, sooner or later tearing the delicate and healing threads with false cheer. You joke about your scars and unconsciously cause them to re-open, making you feel that unforgettable...

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