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Personal Narrative: Muslim

stephybjackson

October 13, 2017

Filed under Centerfold

Written by Minna Mughal During my four years at Gunn, I have never personally known another practicing Muslim on campus. I know that I couldn’t possibly be the only Muslim since that’s extremely unlikely. But, unlike...

Personal Narrative on Christianity

stephybjackson

October 13, 2017

Filed under Centerfold

Written by Kyle Vasquez I grew up going to church and I’ve always believed in God. For me, as long as I believed, I was content with my life. I believed in God when I used to curse out my teachers for waking me up from a good...

Personal Narrative on Hinduism

stephybjackson

October 13, 2017

Filed under Centerfold, Uncategorized

Written by Arjun Prabhakar Ultimately, Hinduism preaches a quest for truth and dharma—a tenant that governs ethics. Even though I am not a devout Hindu, I was raised in a household that practiced the religion’s princ...

Personal Narrative on Judaism

stephybjackson

October 13, 2017

Filed under Centerfold

Written by Chloe Shrager My mother is Christian, but my parents decided to raise me and my two older siblings Jewish. I’ve always known that I am Jewish, and I’ve always been proud of it. However, I never truly took th...

Find daily happiness in the little things

kayav2

September 9, 2016

Filed under Centerfold, Uncategorized

Written by Kaya van der Horst Only three weeks into school and my life has already become swamped with work. Every hour seems to be filled with an important task, and the relaxation of summer appears to have vanished. The f...

Service brings back childhood joys

deianah

December 4, 2015

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

When I was little, there was a period of time during the summer, after our family vacation but before school started, when my brother and I had absolutely nothing to do. It was 2008 and my family had just moved to Palo A...

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