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  • Opinion The men behind schoolgirl Malala

    It’s important to remember Pakistani men who support their daughters as Malala’s father does. Zia Yousafzai is a champion of his daughter's education and activism. My father moved our family from Pakistan to England to help support my schooling. It's the Muslim thing to do.

  • Christopher Columbus: Five things you thought you knew about the explorer

    Christopher Columbus: Five things you thought you knew about the explorer

    It’s Columbus Day – a time when faulty lore about the “discoverer of America” abounds. The myths surrounding the epic voyages of Christopher Columbus are as plentiful as the riches he supposedly discovered. Here are some commonly held beliefs that have endured since, well, 1492.

  • Opinion Should we even have a Columbus Day?

    Though the holiday has been used to teach American ideals, we need to remember that to many native Americans, Columbus symbolizes slavery.