Raider Echo

The Effect of Culture on Mental Health

Madai Martinez, Reporter

March 5, 2020

In Ghana, a boy sits shackled by a chain under a tree. He has been there for three years. He is quiet. Sitting holding his knees, his figure is small and his eyes seem empty. His mother says he used to be a great boy, but something changed in him. He smoked marijuanna with his friends, and from ther...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Throughout India, there are multiple ways people celebrate their culture, for example, citizens throughout southern and northern India come together to celebrate one of their most important festivals, Diwali.   Diwali is a national festival of lights that is enjoyed by Indians regardless of...

Ethiopian Diaspora Celebration 2018

Gelila Negesse, Designer

October 22, 2018

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An Ethiopian Christmas

An Ethiopian Christmas

Eden Amberber, Reporter

December 21, 2015

As everyone sings holiday songs and opens gifts, he half-heartedly participates. He’s anticipating a later Christmas in January. Ethiopian senior Michael Kabtimer celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7, because Ethiopia follows the Coptic calendar, while America follows the Gregorian calendar. The Coptic...