Photo courtesy of Kareem Wilson | Italian student Francesco Tiozzo typically does not celebrate Thanksgiving, but he said he will spend it with his friends this year.

Around the world for turkey day

Thanksgiving is often considered the most American of holidays as it is a feast to show thanks and gratitude for the past year with family and friends. Typically involving meals such as pumpkin pie, cranberry…

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What not to wear: Offensive costumes and mascots

October is the time of year for tricks, treats, and colorful costumes. But it would not be Halloween without a few racist, sexist and all-around offensive costumes. So what costumes are offensive? A few disrespectful…

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Muslim Women’s Rights: Cultural or Religious?

According to the Quran, Allah, or God, views men and women as morally equal. “Among the praiseworthy acts to Allah is to treat your mother with honor and respect,” said the Prophet Muhammad. Many people…