The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Lack of religious holiday acknowledgement is appalling

Lack of religious holiday acknowledgement is appalling

Jacob Khabie December 3, 2021

I missed six out of the first 16 days of my senior year. It was not because I was sick, quarantined or just lazy. It was because of the plethora of Jewish holidays that take place each fall.  On each...

COVID-19 lockdown restricts practice of religion

COVID-19 lockdown restricts practice of religion

Isra Mohamed April 27, 2020

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, it has been difficult for Muslim families like mine. In our religion, many people go to the mosque to pray everyday and spend time worshipping God. The lockdown...

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

April 26, 2018

The Park community prides itself on diversity and respect, yet the editorial board feels that students and staff can do more to ensure Muslim students feel comfortable and safe in our school and our community. Although...

Park community members attentively listen to a speaker at a community meeting led by Muslim leaders, Sept. 19.

Community Meeting lead by Muslim representatives and speakers

Hadeal Rizeq, Sophie Yarosh, and September 20, 2017

The St. Louis Park Human Rights Commission (HRC) organized a meeting at Aquila Elementary School on Sept. 19 regarding a conversation and open-question session about Islam to community members of all races...

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