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Recently, as conflicts in Israel have made celebrating my Jewish faith more dangerous, my Hebrew name necklace has served as a reminder to keep my religious values close to my heart.

My Hebrew necklace: what Judaism means to me

Rachel Olefson ’25, Web News Editor November 3, 2023

Ever since I was little, my dad has instilled in me that if I don’t respect my own religion, no one will. I went to Hebrew school every Tuesday from kindergarten to seventh grade, became a b’nai mitzvah...

 Staples Vision has many volunteer opportunities every month, including an upcoming fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 27 in partnership with the local non-profit Filling in the Blanks. They will help provide weekend meals to students on school lunch plans. If you are interested in getting involved, contact Asher Dahlke ’23 or Spencer Yim ’23.

Staples Vision encourages inclusive environment to connect with faith

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Managing Editor October 9, 2022

If you happen to peer into room 3001 on any given Friday afternoon, you will see a group of teenagers poring over biblical text. Intellectual right? Intellectual indeed. Staples Vision is a religious...

This year, Muslims are fasting through the month of April until May 13. While congregating in mosques for prayer remains unsafe due to Covid-19, Muslims are keeping the community spirit alive this Ramadan by delivering contactless iftars (the traditional dinner to break fast) to houses of friends and family.

Yes, not even water: a Muslim student reflects on Ramadan

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Managing Editor April 27, 2021

I blearily stumble out of bed and fumble around for my phone to silence the aggravatingly ear-piercing alarm emitting from it. It reads 4:00 am. Heading into the kitchen, I carefully pour a glass of water...

The sci-fi classic “Dune” explores religious and ecological themes ever-more relevant to modern day. Providing unique parallels to the oftentimes villainized middle-eastern culture, its alien story can give insight on misunderstood aspects of the modern world.

Don’t miss out on the book: The sci-fi classic “Dune” explores modern themes of religious fanaticism, ecology

Maya Hruskar '23, Paper Opinions Editor March 26, 2021

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will...

It’s important to learn about religion because it can have many great benefits in your life, like making you a more informed and well rounded person.

Start caring about religion: opportunity awaits

Andreas Lolis '21, Paper Sports Editor January 5, 2021

Everyone in America knows about Christmas. Most of us know that it is a celebration of the Nativity of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God. This faith is shared by a group of over one...

Religion comes into question for this generation.

Drastic religion decrease harms our generation

Margot Stack '22, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

Growing up, religion was something very important to my family. My siblings and I would attend Sunday school every week for practically our whole childhood. From praying before meals to going to church...

Supreme Court sides with baker who turned away same-sex couple

Supreme Court sides with baker who turned away same-sex couple

June 5, 2018

Bailey Blaikie '19 The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple on June 4. The decision was 7-2 and was written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy....

From left to right: Ben Howard ’21, Griffin Lundquist ’18, Jonny Maisonet ’18, Jackson Dembski ’18. Ian Cooney ’18

The Unusual Pre-Game Routine of Praying

October 30, 2017

By: Clay Crouch '18 Most who play sports have a pregame routine. They do it before every game and never change it. Some athletes tie their shoes a certain way, others listen to a certain song. Most...

‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ addresses the divine through numbers

‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ addresses the divine through numbers

Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor June 7, 2016

“The Man Who Knew Infinity,” in an oversimplified sense, is quite cliché. Yes, it is just so original to describe the story of a poor boy from an underdeveloped country overcoming the odds multifariously,...

Students share their plans for Good Friday

Students share their plans for Good Friday

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer April 3, 2015

This Friday, April 3, is Good Friday; the Christian holiday that honors the crucifixion of Jesus and his death. While some students are looking forward to celebrating the religious holiday, others are...

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