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UC Berkeley Hosts First Ever Ramadan Iftar

The University of California hosted on Tuesday its first-ever Ramadan iftar meal for all students to celebrate the diverse and vibrant Muslim community as well as to build fellowship with the entire campus, Berkeley News reported. “We really wanted this to be a campus-wide event with people from all different backgrounds attending,” Imran Khan, an …

Utah Muslim Students Invite Community to Celebrate Ramadan

A group of students at Utah State University (USU) gathered at a pavilion on May 6 where they sat out dishes of food, fruit, lamb, chicken, and rice. This gesture marked the breaking of the fast for the first Ramadan dinner hosted by the USU Muslim Students Club, HJ News reported on May 7. “When …

Illinois Muslim, Non-Muslim Students Share Unity Iftar

More than 150 Muslim and non-Muslim students gathered for iftar in Parkes Hall in Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, on the first day of Ramadan to break the fast together and share a unity message, Daily Northwestern reported. “It really gives me the big picture when I look around and I see I still have …

The Teachers Are Trying to Ruin Us

In this counseling answer: •Organize your time by studying at a set time each day for a set number of hours. •Time-management is also the skill you develop by sticking to a set time schedule as to when you will study. •Prioritize the tasks from the most important task to the least important task. •Also in this …

Muslim Students in Canterbury Univ. Meet Police for Safety Workshop

Muslim students at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand met this week with local police officials for an informal safety workshop following the Christchurch massacre, TV New Zealand reported on May 2. Bariz Shah, the president of the university’s Muslim Students Association (UCMSA) said: “It’s important that our community’s members are able to meet …

Detroit Schools Close for `Eid Al-Fitr for First Time

For the first time in its history, the Detroit school district announced earlier this month it would be recognizing the Muslim holiday of `Eid Al-Fitr during its adoption of the 2019-20 school year calendar, Detroit Free Press reported. “We Muslims had been obligated to miss school in order to commemorate our sacred holidays, even though …

Heads Up Guys: Campus Life Is a Challenge

Whether you are living in dorms or stay at home while going to campus, college presents a new set of challenges for Muslim youth. This type of environment has a lot of dating, casual sex, drugs/alcohol and challenges towards Islamic rules of interaction for genders. It doesn’t mean this environment is always a struggle and …

“Being Muslim Gives Me Hope”

“Being Muslim Gives Me Hope”

As a hijabi Muslim student in Tarrant County College (TCC) in Texas, Rana Huwaidi’s hijab has never been a problem in the tolerant campus, The Collegian reported. “Being Muslim gives me hope,” Huwaidi said. “It shows me that it’s okay to feel like nothing is going right, but that there is always relief at the …

Muslim Student Wins Princeton Prize for Race Relations

Mawahib “Mo” Ismail didn’t answer the first two calls she received from a number she didn’t recognize a few weeks ago But when they didn’t leave a message and called back a third time, she relented and answered. To her surprise, it was a representative from Princeton University letting her know that she had been one of …



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