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The American Muslim community matters

February 16, 2015 Executive Editor 1

Mainstream media has failed the American Muslim population once again. In a nation that prides itself on being a melting pot of hundreds of cultures, ethnicities and religions, its representation of the diverse community is lackluster.

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Long live the king

January 26, 2015 Executive Editor 0

Long live the king, the questionably socially liberal and undoubtably economically progressive king. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia died on Jan. 23 following three weeks of hospitalization for pneumonia.

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Fear is the mind-killer

October 27, 2014 Executive Editor 0

The only color is gray. Nothing is as good or bad as the headlines claim. It’s a play on the old phrase: What the media enlightens us of takes away our bliss. To a degree it evaporates our ignorance. We fear what will kill us; it’s part of our engineering that when something threatens our lives, our brain and organ functions change and we fall into our flight-or-fight response.