Syrian tragedy should have consequences

Opinion

Syrian tragedy should have consequences

3 Comments 08 December 2013

While chemical weapons have been removed from Syria, the war rages on, hurting people. The eyes of the world are on the United States and Russia, which ended the chemical weapons and can stop the war.

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More guns mean many more problems for us

Opinion

More guns mean many more problems for us

7 Comments 08 December 2013

With 43 mass shootings in less than four years, about one a month, the U.S. government needs to do something to protect people's safety. Solutions can include limiting ammunition and guns, preventing certain modifications and mental tests.

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Video games: Assassins of young minds

Opinion

Video games: Assassins of young minds

4 Comments 02 December 2013

The multi-billion-dollar video gaming industry takes up a lot of money, as well as a lot of time. Students need that time for schoolwork, for making friends and for socializing. The costs of gaming can be high. Is it really worth the cost?

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My Muslim family holds the key to Jesus’ grave

Issues, Opinion, Religion

My Muslim family holds the key to Jesus’ grave

38 Comments 04 June 2013

Nour shares the story of her family's special place in religious history.

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Wearing a scarf makes me feel like a pearl

Issues, Opinion, Religion

Wearing a scarf makes me feel like a pearl

37 Comments 03 June 2013

Hijab makes Khansa Alhaidi feel protected, like a pearl is protected by its shell.

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Dearborn shows how peaceful Muslims live

Issues, Opinion, Religion

Dearborn shows how peaceful Muslims live

29 Comments 03 June 2013

When Qu'ran-burning pastor Terry Jones showed up in Dearborn, we reacted without violence. That's the open-minded way it should be.

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Unis Middle School

Unis School serves grades K-8 in the Dearborn Public School District. The school principal is Heyam Alcodray. These are its beliefs about education:

  • A student's highest potential includes improvements academically, artistically, emotionally and socially.
  • Student achievement requires a cooperative effort among parents, teachers and the community to provide encouragement and reinforce core values.
  • Good instruction is assessment-driven, outcomes-based, active, and engaging.
  • Effective instruction touches the world of each student providing for different learning styles and needs.
  • Education is a life-long process that prepares students to be successful, contributing citizens in a changing world.

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