Ali Hujjati

The Story of a Hazara Girl

About the author: Muhammad Ali Hujjati is in the 11th grade at Marefat High School and plans to study business or economics in the future. “Allah-o-Akbar. Allah-o-Akbar. God is great. God is great!” It was 3 a.m. The sound of Azan blasted from the loudspeakers of mosques, paving the deserted, lifeless streets of Mariaabad, Quetta[…]

Cassandra Hsiao

17-year old Malaysian immigrant gains admission to all 8 Ivy League Universities with essay about learning English

Cassandra Hsiao immigrated to the U.S. from Malaysia at just 5 years old. She’s a first-generation immigrant living in Southern California. She has offers from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, Brown, Columbia, Cornell and Penn. Hsiao has a wildly impressive resume, but it was her essay about learning English that impressed the universities. In addition to[…]

Ali Hujjati

Descending from war, ascending toward peace

A short story About the author: Muhammad Ali Hujjati is in the 11th grade at Marefat High School and plans to study business or economics in the future. It was 2010 and a reporter from Le Monde, a famous French newspaper, was interviewing Afghanistan’s newest ambassador to France. Interviewer: Madam Ambassador, welcome to France. You[…]

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I wish I didn’t have this on my back

Written by: Madinah, a first-generation Afghan-American living in Los Angeles. Republished from: http://www.burqasandbeer.com/i-wish-i-didnt-have-this-on-my-back/   My back is breaking I carry the honor of my ancestors like a boulder on my back. My back is breaking Because if I love too much tonight, if I drink too much tomorrow, if I care too little today What[…]

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Star Futsal Tournaments

By: Rahmatullah Doorandish, Futsal Tournament Organizer There are many pages in the book “Star Educational Society” and every page in this book is the result of the tremendous and everlasting contributions of every single individual who has worked to make this academy a real success and a shining star in the sky of education for[…]