Crafting for a Cause Club turns hobbies into service for the community

Cutting out strips of fabric for a Day of Service project, junior Brooke Gangel makes dog toys to donate to the Humane Society. Crafting for a Cause Club meets every month to choose a project that will benefit their community. “I 100%  support Crafting for a Cause,” Gangel said. “It's a fun way to get together with friends at West High but also give back to the community at the same time.”

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

April 21, 2020

While developing skills and enhancing their interest in arts and crafts, Crafting for a Cause Club aspires to craft various projects in hopes of benefitting their community. “Crafting for a Cause is basically where we meet almost every month, and we focus on a specific project,” junior Fatima Shah...

Uncovering the truth about the hijab: students share their experiences

Photo illustration of a female donning the hijab, a head covering worn by many Muslim females in public. 

Ulaa Kuziez and Tasneem Nasufovic

February 13, 2020

Hijab is an Arabic word meaning barrier or partition. In Islam, it is not only interpreted in its literal meaning, but exemplifies the principle of modesty, which includes both behavior and dress for males and females. The most visible form of hijab is the head covering worn by many Muslim women in pu...

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