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New Year’s

New Year’s

Arshad Mohammad, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

There are many different celebrations for the New Year all over the world, among them is the Vietnamese celebration, Tết. Tết is a week-long celebration that marks the arrival of Spring and will take place on Jan. 25 this year. During the week, it is important to pay respects to ancestors, visit fa...

Yalda

Yalda

Kritika Sachar, Web editor

February 3, 2020

  Yalda is a Persian holiday that is celebrated on the winter solstice, the longest and darkest day of the year. The festival originated in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Persian families do a variety of activities to celebrate including enjoying traditional Persian me...

Celebrating the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

Celebrating the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

Serena Yeh, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, also known as Mawlid, is a Muslim holiday that takes place on November 9 to 11th, or the 12th day of the third month of the lunar calendar, which is used in Islam. This holiday is usually not celebrated with large parties as one may expect. Since  Prophet Muhammad’...

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