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Yasmeen Altaji

Yasmeen Altaji has 7 articles published.


The Evolution of Modern Jazz

The “western tunes and African beats” born and raised in the roaring twenties have created the worldly mix that now defines typical American jazz, encapsulated in the works of Dave Brubeck and Wynton Marsalis, among a myriad of others. Keep Reading

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Speech and debate team steps up at national tournament

Freezing weather, late-night practices and glimmering trophies: last weekend, the speech and debate team struck again at the 37th annual Glenbrooks Invitational in Chicago. The tournament is the largest in the nation hosted by a high school. At an event with more than 500 competitors in a wide variety of events, Heritage stood out once again. Keep Reading

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