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Religious observances during quarantine

With iftar time arriving, junior Fatema Rehmani and her family gather to break their fast with dates and water, a tradition rooted in the religious teachings of Prophet Muhammad.

Tasneem Nasufovic, Ulaa Kuziez, and Ridwan Oyebamiji

May 21, 2020

With holidays arriving during a pandemic –and social distancing measures remaining in effect across the globe to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus–students describe how their practices changed during this unprecedented time. Ramadan: Ramadan is a holy month observed by Muslims as a month of ...

Sisters Quinn Berry and Reese Berry left their hearts in Nicaragua during their church mission trip

Coated in dirt, junior Reese Berry poses with people in her mission group, Amigos for Christ, and with a child from the village of Espavel. This was Berry’s first mission trip, but she wants to do more in the future. “I think one of the things that really made my heart melt was when one of the Nicaraguans said to us, ‘you dig as though the water will be yours’,” Berry said.

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

On a service trip to the village of El Espavel, Nicaragua, junior Reese Berry and senior Quinn Berry climbed volcanoes, created a new water system, participated in dance circles and bonded with local children. After learning about this opportunity from their church, the sisters decided to go on the t...

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