Mariam Elgafy provides a voice for the voiceless

Always encouraged by her parents to use every opportunity in life to grow and discover herself, Mariam Elgafy not only is a PSEO student at Sinclair, but also considers herself the voice of the voiceless.
“My parents are my role models—they taught me what true leadership is. They truly have made me into the person I am today,” Elgafy said.
She said her parents lead by example with their morals, values and beliefs, and she said that is the backbone of who she is.
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Letter from the Editor

The Clarion wants to acknowledge the feedback we’ve received toward our recent editions. We appreciate our readers’ concerns and comments. As Managing Editor, I want to first and foremost inform our readers of our purpose. Our handbook states that the Clarion “provides a community forum for students, faculty and staff; chronicles campus life; provides real-life training for students pursuing a career in journalism, graphic design, marketing/sales, computer technology, and photography; and serves as a watchdog preserving the high integrity of Sinclair.”
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Students hope for a Wicked good time at Schuster Center

Wicked has returned to The Schuster Center for its third year, and Dr. Lynn Barnes of Troy will be making the quick trip to Dayton with her students to experience this year’s production.
Dr. Lynn Barnes is the owner of M. Lynn Barnes Studio located in downtown Troy. Her classes center around fashion construction and piano and vocal lessons. Barnes received her undergraduate degree in Family and Consumer Science and completed her Master’s degree in international Quality Evaluation Control. Barnes received her Ph.D. in Analysis of Textiles and Interiors. Barnes currently teaches introductory classes for basic apparel construction and design, but has a background filled with educational fashion experience.
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Raising money or controversy

Gofundme.com is a California-based crowdfunding platform that allows people to raise money for life events such as helping a student pay for college or raising money to help a struggling family pay their medical bills.
Users of Gofundme.com can create their charity by going on the site to create their fundraising campaign and then sharing it on social media networks and accepting donations.
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