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.
One night while taking a break from excavating and researching in Israel, a group of VCU students were outside when they saw what appeared to be flares go straight into the sky. When those flares began to curve in their direction and a teacher ordered for them to run inside, senior religious studies and psychology major Zavi Harman ran for safety with the others.
VCU students showed their solidarity with Palestine on Monday, asking for an end to the countries conflict with Israel via protest signs.