Aleezeh Hasan


Hasan: Senior photos and guns, harmful or acceptable?

Students are the ones who are most impacted by the stances taken in the debate over school shootings. Across the U.S., high school seniors are currently submitting their senior pictures to their yearbooks. While many students pose with sports gear or instruments, some students have chosen to pose with their rifles. This non-traditional picture has led to controversy within individual school boards.  

Hasan: Confronting prejudice against Cedar-Riverside

While some University of Minnesota students will proudly shout, “West Bank, best bank!,” others have given the outskirts of the area a bad name. Cedar-Riverside is a multicultural community that is home to about 8,000 residents,  including a large Somali-American community.