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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Beyond the Surface Ep. 1: A Pakistani-American teen’s journey

Welcome to the first episode of Beyond the Surface, hosted by Inaaya Omer. Throughout this series, new guests will share their experiences and perspectives on being a minority, from an immigrant family, or even just from a different culture or background.

In episode one, Inaaya talks to Inara Ahsan, a Pakistani Muslim born and raised in California, about her journey to find a community she feels supported and comfortable in to represent her culture.

If anyone is interested in sharing their story on Beyond the Surface or providing feedback, email [email protected].

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About the Contributor
Inaaya Omer, Highlander Managing Editor
Inaaya Omer is a senior at Carlmont High School and has worked on ScotScoop, Scotcenter, and Highlander as a staff writer, podcast producer, and managing editor. She enjoys being part of the program because of the valuable experiences and interactions with the community. She also attended the School of New York Times to improve her editing skills. Outside of journalism, she plays for Carlmont’s Varsity Basketball Team and is involved in events and activities to show her school spirit. Twitter: @inaayaomer  

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Beyond the Surface Ep. 1: A Pakistani-American teen’s journey