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Fatema Shalabi

Fatema Shalabi
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Empowerment through writing – how the Highlander shaped my college experience

Growing up, academics were a central part of my family and life. My parents weren’t born and raised in the United States, but after...

Limiting smartphone and social media usage can make you happier

For a huge amount of smartphone users, specifically those with iPhones, receiving weekly screen time notifications that exemplify a percentage increase in the daily...
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Amal’s qatayef recipe – A Ramadan tradition

Every Ramadan, one of the aspects I look forward to, in addition to faith and community, is my mother’s qatayef recipe. I’ve spent nearly...

Model United Nations at UCR brings home awards from New York

Early this month from April 2 to April 6, representatives from UCR’s Model United Nations club made their way to the big city to...

Creating green bridges will help limit humanity’s negative impacts on wildlife

One of the most discussed topics regarding animal conservation surrounds the role that humanity plays in the increasing numbers of species going extinct. A...

New episodes of ‘Demon Slayer’ are delving deeper into grief and power

Since its premiere in 2019, “Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba,” based on the manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, has become one of the most-discussed anime...

The ‘Harry Potter’ reunion rings in the new year with nostalgia

Fans of the “Harry Potter” film franchise, based on the books by J.K. Rowling, weren’t only counting down the seconds left to start the...

Removal of halal food in the HUB sparks concern

In the winter quarter of 2020, the UCR Dining Services made an unprecedented effort to implement halal food in the Highlander Union Building by...

Marriage is declining in America, and with it goes our social structure

The three main monotheistic religions in the world, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, place a great emphasis on the importance of marriage. Because of this...

UCR’s newest additions to the campus

Before in-person instruction was officially ceased during March 2020, construction zones were a common sight on campus. From the construction projects occurring on the...