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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 ...

Student to Student: Three juniors teach others what it is like to be Jewish

Pointing to the fourth branch on the Chanukiah, junior Ella Seigel describes Chanukah and other Jewish holidays to her peers. Seigel presented with props to share part of the Jewish culture with students at Westminster. “Their engagement showed that if you open up and show your differences, that can also provide unity in understanding,” Seigel said.

Zoey Womick, Convergence Journalism Writer

January 10, 2020

Placing Challah and a Shofar on a table in front of them, juniors Joe Rosenberg, Ella Seigel and Sara Marks stand in front of a classroom of strangers waiting for their presentation to begin. The three  participate in Student to Student, a program in which Jewish high schoolers around St. Louis present about their faith at a variety of high...

Juniors Lauren Crawford and Sara Marks attend Olin Future Women in Business Weekend

Marks and Crawford pose for a group photo along with other students that attended the Olin Future Women In Business weekend. Before attending, Crawford planned to go into the medical field, but now feels suited for a business career. “I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go into business. It [the event] opened my eyes, and this is something I’m really interested in now,” Crawford said.

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

In the United States, women launch more than 1,200 new businesses every single day. Hoping to follow in their footsteps, juniors Sara Marks and Lauren Crawford were two of four students from St. Louis selected to attend the Olin Future Women in Business Weekend at Washington University from Nov. 7 thr...

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