Aging in Asia

Aging in Asia

The study of aging in India, or aging among the South Asian population abroad, has been gaining a base. Though there is still much to be studied, researchers say that annual conferences and professional networks help support the work that is being done and broaden...

“The Taqwacores” Tears It Down

THE TAQWACORES. Director and Producer: Eyad Zahra. Co-producer: Michael Muhammad Knight. Players: Bobby Naderi, Nav Mann, Dominic Rains, Noureen Dewulf, Ian Tran, Tony Yalda, Volkan Eryman. Released on DVD. Thanks to The Taqwacores, the idea of devout Muslims who...
Rallying for Education

Rallying for Education

When the 2009-2010 school year was two weeks from its end, a group of Fremont parents and students set out to raise $2 million in a fervent effort to save teachers’ jobs and keep class sizes small. The idea was not theirs alone—the volunteers noted what so many...
In the Valley of Kashmir

In the Valley of Kashmir

Kashmir is an area often ignored in Western newspapers, yet it is this region—not Afghanistan or Iraq—that is “the most militarized territorial dispute,” according to the CIA World Factbook. Thousands continue to die in the bloodshed or “disappear” with no trace. The...