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Diversity of Islam Highlighted at American University Dinner

OHIO — “Islam in the Age of Liberalism” was the theme for the Muslim Students Association (MSA) of Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Ohio, during an annual dinner and convention held on October 18, Sentinel-Tribune reported. “As you can see, Muslims are from all nations … and our events are open to all,” said …

US Muslim Students Raise Funds for Orphanages

WASHINGTON D.C. – Joining thousands of students across the globe, the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) at George Washington University has decided to organize a weeklong event to raise money for orphans in seven countries, GW Hatchet reported on October 15. “We reached out to other chapters in the District to garner interest in the fundraiser …

Penn. Muslim Students Build Bridges with Pizza

 “The fastest way to someone’s heart is through their stomach.” The Muslim Students’ Association has applied this principle to a project of its own PENNSYLVANIA – Muslim students at the Pennsylvania State University are changing misconceptions about their faith as they reach out to their colleagues through one pizza slice at a time. “We’re glad …

US Muslim Student Groups Create Inclusive Campuses

WASHINGTON, DC – With rising Islamophobia in the US, Muslim students on campuses have been holding informative events regularly to eradicate misconceptions about their faith and extend bridges of mutual understanding in the society. “We’re trying to institutionalize the Muslim student experience on campus by reaching out to the administration, asking for resources we may …

US Muslim Students Counter Hate with Humor

NORTH CAROLINA – The Muslim Student Association in Guilford College in North Carolina has hosted a comedy show to counter hate with humor and showcase challenges facing Muslims in today’s America. “I definitely want to use this (event) to make a statement that we can have events like student panels and movie discussions about very …

Iowa Students Try Hijab for a Day

IOWA – The Muslim Student Association at the University of Iowa invited their colleagues to try hijab for one day last week, to correct misconceptions about Muslim women and their Islamic outfit. “I think it’s nice for others to step in someone else’s shoes one day and see what it’s actually about instead of just …

Islam Week Educates Maine Students, Eradicates Islamophobia

MAINE – The Muslim Students’ Association at the University of Maine, North Eastern US, concluded their Islamic Awareness Week which took place last week to correct the Islamophobic stereotypes spreading about Islam and Muslims. “These events show that there is a Muslim community on campus,” Sara Imam, Secretary of the association, told Maine Campus. “As …

American Students Union Plans Islam Awareness Week

WYOMING – The Muslim Students Association at the University of Wyoming, western US, have initiated an Islamic awareness week to be held between April 4-8. “We bring our community together and help the practices of our religion and all our cultures and traditions, which will give us a base to have a better understanding and …

With Coffee & Love, Muslims Counter Hate in Arizona

TEMPE, Arizona – Islamic centers in Tempe, Arizona have organized several interfaith love events to bring people closer to Muslims in the wake of two women posting a video of themselves and their children insulting Islam. “We wanted to bring as much love in the face of the hate and bigotry, and it was overwhelming,” …

Illinois Muslim Students Host Fast-A-Thon for Syria

Illinois Muslim Students Host Fast-A-Thon for Syria

ILLINOIS – Muslim students at the College of DuPage (COD) will host a fast-a-thon event Thursday, March 15, to raise money for Syria and raise awareness about refugee problem. “The concept of a Fast-A-Thon was originally created for colleges and universities across North America to raise awareness about how Muslims fast during the month of …



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