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New York’s Barnard College Introduces First Halal Dining Station

LEXINGTON – To meet the dining needs of Muslim students, a new halal food station will open in Barnard College Hewitt Dining Hall, New York after Thanksgiving break, Columbia Spectator reported on November 15. “We pay for our dining plans, [so] we [should be able] to eat from school and not from the halal carts …

‘You’re A Terrorist’: 10-Year-Old Muslim Girl Threatened At School

Someone is making death threats against a ten-year-old girl at her school in Framingham. The girl is a fifth grader at Hemenway Elementary and the two notes directed at her have now drawn the attention of Framingham police BOSTON, Massachusetts – It was Friday morning when the Muslim youngster went to her classroom cubby and …

Debate Arises Over German Islam Classes

DORTMUND – The argument of whether Islam belongs to Germany has re-erupted in Bavaria, the most populous German state, after the last elections on October 14 which was dominated by the Islamophobic party AfD, or Alternative for Germany, Washington Post reported on November 3. This question has deeply divided the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel …

US Muslims Want Islamic Holidays on School Calendar

Muslim leaders are asking for more days off from school so their kids can take part in faith-based holidays Parents say there’s a constant struggle each spring to figure out what to put first: their studies or their faith WAKE, North Carolina – A group of Muslim leaders in Wake County in North Carolina, the US, …

How to Select a Career and Stay Focused

How to Select a Career and Stay Focused

As students, many career and education options are open to us, especially with the growing popularity of online education. It can be frustrating and difficult to pick a career that fits you personally. Once that difficult decision is made, the challenge becomes maintaining focus and motivation while in school in order to obtain your career …

#LetUsPray: NY Muslim Students Campaign for Prayer Spaces

NEW YORK – Muslim students in Bernard College and Columbia University have been campaigning for proper prayer spaces, launching a new video campaign using the hashtag @LetUsPray. “You can put us in the basement. But in taking us in, you become responsible when we take root and no longer be accommodated by the space you …

Penn Muslim Students Conclude Islamic Discovery Series

PENNSYLVANIA – Muslim students in Pennsylvania University have concluded a successful annual Islamic Discovery Series (IDS) as part of their efforts to encourage inner reflections and increase awareness of Muslim culture and practices. “The biggest thing that we try to get out of IDS is the idea that there is a lot of fear surrounding …

School Hijab Ban Threatens Harmony: Islamic Body

LAGOS, Nigeria – A leading Nigerian Islamic body has warned against the continuous harassment of Muslim girls who choose to wear  hijab in school, describing this as endangering religious harmony in the West-African country. “Lagos has a moral duty to protect the Muslim girl child. It is the only path towards peaceful coexistence,” Prof. Ishaq …

Detroit University Offers Counseling Service for Muslim Women

DETROIT — A public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, has kicked off a new counseling service to discuss and identify the struggles Muslim women face on college campuses. “It’s a support and a safe place for them,” Kaifa Alsoofy, a university counselor at WSU who came up with the idea for the group, told …



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