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It’s Time: Carmel residents should use their voices to support the proposed mosque

It’s Time: Carmel residents should use their voices to support the proposed mosque

Manahil Nadeem

February 23, 2018

I feel safe saying that the town in which I grew up, Carmel, is a platform for the interfaith concept. We are home to 42 churches, two synagogues and one mosque: the Al Salam Foundation. Set in a small office space, the Al Salam Foundation opened its doors six years ago. Since then, it has become a ho...

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Allison Li, Beats Editor

February 21, 2017

Junior Alexis O’Brien   Did you agree with Trump’s decision? Can you see where he’s coming from? Not at all. I don't agree with Trump’s policies. I agree that vetting could be a little stronger but that was extreme and I know plenty of people from those countries who aren...

CHS students choose to interpret Halloween in different ways based on their religion

CHS students choose to interpret Halloween in different ways based on their religion

News

October 9, 2015

On Oct. 31 children and adults will flood the streets in search of candy and enjoyable times. With roots dating back nearly 2,000 years, Halloween has transitioned to a more secular holiday that is now celebrated nationwide. However, despite the commercialization and contemporary interpretation o...

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

Students recognize changing effect of religion on social views

feature

August 11, 2015

Odelia Satchivi, Catholic, social moderate and junior, attends church at Our Lady of Mount Carmel every week, is an active member of her church youth group and participates in regular church retreats. Despite her active role within her church, Satchivi said her views on many social issues do not completely...

Lack of clarity regarding offensive YouTube video causes uproar in misinformed countries across the world

Lack of clarity regarding offensive YouTube video causes uproar in misinformed countries across the world

perspectives

October 23, 2012

All around the world, right this very minute perhaps, protests are taking place in 28 countries over a simple video, a video that has sparked a type of controversy previously unheard of. The protesters are primarily Muslim and the video is an anti-Islam “film” made by a Copt, a follower of C...

Islamic New Year, month of Muharram arrive Nov. 26

Beats

November 23, 2011

The Muslim calendar will have its Islamic New Year on Nov. 26, which will start the month of Muharram. Muharram is one of the special months of the Muslim calendar, and followers of the Islamic faith are recommended to fast during this month. The upcoming Islamic New Year will contrast the recent holi...

Muslim Student Association to celebrate Eid ul-Adha Nov. 6

Beats

November 4, 2011

On Nov. 6 the Muslims students at Carmel High School will be celebrating Eid ul-Adha along with the rest of the Islamic faith. During this holiday millions of Muslims make their pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorate the prophet Ibrahim. During this holiday, Muslim families slaughter a goat or a cow and...

Living with a Label

Beats

January 29, 2010

The American Muslim community still faces discrimination, continuing almost a decade after the 9/11 terrorist attacks By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> After freshman Samreen Uzzama began wearing her hijab in seventh grade to further her Islamic faith, she said discrimination toward her...

Lessons from the other white meat

perspectives

February 27, 2009

By Meher Ahmad <mahmad@hilite.org> I love pork. All forms of it. I love ham; I love pepperoni; I love salami; I love bologna; I love bacon.  My love affair with the other white meat is a forbidden one, though. Coming from a Muslim background, albeit relatively liberal Muslim background,...