The Rubicon

MSA brings women to talk about meaning of hijab

MSA leaders Tabeer Naqvi and Noor Qureishy introduce speakers from CAIR and RISE during the Jan. 30 assembly.

Ellie Nowakowsiki, Rubicon Editor

January 30, 2017

Muslim Student Alliance invited Nausheena Hussain and Rafia Omer to speak on the Muslim-American experience.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 14

Iya Abdulkarim, Jonah Harrison, and Diane Huang

January 20, 2017

View the illustrations of lines from the senior speeches given on Friday, Jan. 13.

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Senior debaters Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson give a live analysis of the Sept. 26 presidential debate at MPR headquarters.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

September 29, 2016

Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson participate in a live analysis of the Sept. 26 debate night at MPR headquarters.

Hijab Day invites empathy

Approximately 40 students attended the information session during X-Period on Thursday.

Kelby Wittenberg, Photojournalist

April 29, 2016

More than 40 female students participated in the first Hijab Day in the Upper School on Apr. 28.

New Muslim Students Alliance student group fosters dialogue, awareness

MSA Co-President Tabeer Naqvi shares her experience being a Muslim student at SPA with junior Amodhya Samarakoon at the group’s first meeting on March 3. “My religion is such a big part of who I am and how I live my life because of the morals and values that come with it that I don’t feel like I should have to walk into some school where I spend so much of my time and cut off that part of myself and not show it,” Naqvi said.

Mari Knudson, Cover Story Editor

March 6, 2016

The Muslim Students Alliance student group had its first meeting on March 3.