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Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

75 percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15. 50 percent of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger. These are among the many harsh realities faced by many girls in developing...

‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

Nina Heller, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under News

On Feb. 17, Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame and the Yaseen Foundation, a mosque in Belmont, came to together for a “pulpit switch.” As people waited for the switch to begin, both “Salaam alaikum,” a traditional Arabic greeting often said by Muslims meaning “Peace be unto you,” a...

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