Why Many Africans Do Not Celebrate Halloween

By Bethany-Angel Chijindu, Staff Writer Growing up in Nigeria and living in both Zambia and Kenya, Halloween was not a commonly celebrated holiday. This is in contrast with Christmas and Easter (the Christian holidays), Eid Al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha (Muslim Holidays), and other traditional festivals that are widely celebrated by the practitioners of each of […]

Eid Mubarak! T-birds Celebrate Eid al-Adha

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Eid Mubarak, T-birds! This past Monday was Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest Muslim holidays of the year. Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of the Sacrifice, occurs at the end of hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, a journey that the Koran recommends all able-bodied Muslims make […]