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You think that being a Muslim girl living in Texas would pose problems. However for much of my life, it honestly didn’t. I grew up, seemingly like everyone at Trinity, in Houston. Houston is probably one of the most diverse cities in America, and often on weekends, my mother would drag me to Hillcroft or Sugar Land for some sort of Indian-Pakistani event. In those areas, dubbed “Little India,” store signs and adverts transitioned from...

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Last week, Trinity celebrated diversity with a week-long program of events that exposed students to different cultures, identities and backgrounds. At the end of the week, on Friday April 13, the Muslim Student Association capped off the celebrations with their second annual Henna Night. Henna Night was billed as “a showcase of Islamic culture,” which it delivered on by featuring a variety of acts, each representing different facets of Islam. The evening included belly dancing,...