LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes

URL: LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes 317230868-Mosaic-2016 Page 7 By Shauli Bar-On On the morning of June 12, Amirali Hakim noticed the memorial black ribbon on his Google homepage. After a few minutes, he found out about the tragic incident that had taken place while he was asleep: the sheer horror and massacre that fell upon … Continue reading LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes

Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised

URL: Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised 317230868-Mosaic-2016 Page 15 By Shauli Bar-On and Avni Prasad Thirty years ago, when Perryn Reis sat in her high school self defense class, she learned to always carry pepper spray, to use karate moves and to rip someone’s eye out with keys. She learned that “rape was just something … Continue reading Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised

County shelter works to ensure animals thrive

URL: County shelter works to ensure animals thrive By Shauli Bar-On When the Santa Clara County Animal Shelter received Red three months ago, he was a “train wreck,” said Kim Burgess, interim supervisor of the shelter. Red has several perceived problems that make it less likely for him to be adopted. He is a 8-year-old pit … Continue reading County shelter works to ensure animals thrive

Officers, residents unite to honor fallen San Jose motorcycle cop

URL: Officers, residents unite to honor fallen San Jose motorcycle cop By Everett Bang, Shauli Bar-On and Skylar De Paul, Mosaic Staff Police officers stand at attention as the hearse carrying the casket of Michael Katherman leaves a memorial service at SAP Center, Tuesday afternoon, June 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Mosaic/Anais Ayala-Martinez) ( Mosaic/Anais … Continue reading Officers, residents unite to honor fallen San Jose motorcycle cop