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Muslim Girl is Youngest Graduate of the University of Toronto

This Muslim Girl Is the Youngest Graduate of University of Toronto

 17-year-old Sakina Rizvi has just completed her studies as University of Toronto’s youngest graduate of 2018. After finishing high school in 2 years, Sakina conquered university in 3 years. She started out in computer science and then switched to history of religions after an elective course peaked her interest. The Muslim student  earned a specialist …

Two Saudi Students Died Rescuing US Kids from Drowning

Two Muslim Students Die Rescuing US Kids from Drowning

NAJRAN – The bodies of two Saudi Muslim students drowned last week while attempting to save two American children in Massachusetts arrived in Najran on Sunday, AlArabiya reported on July 8. Theeb Alyami, 27, and Jaser Daham Alrakah, 25, drowned on June 29 as they tried to rescue two small children who were struggling to …

This Is How Minnesota Muslim Students Handle Ramadan Fasting

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Muslim students are fasting, studying, praying and giving charity as they observe the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It started in North America on Wednesday, May 16. This CBS Local report shows how do Minnesota classrooms handle students who fast during the holiday? …

Iowa University Opens Prayer Room for Muslim Students

IOWA – A university in Iowa has opened a new prayer space for Muslim students in memory of a world religions professor who died last year. “At his funeral, there were people from six different faiths,” St. Ambrose University senior Matt Mahoney, told WVIK on Wednesday. The Islamic prayer space was created in honor of …

American City Adds `Eid Al-Fitr to Calendar

NEW ROCHELLE – The Islamic holiday of `Eid Al-Fitr has been added to the school district’s calendar next year in New Rochelle, a first for the American city and the region of Westchester County in New York. “It just seemed like an oversight on the part of the district that it hadn’t been done. As …

California Students Don Hijab in Solidarity with Muslims

CALIFORNIA – University of California students gathered on Monday to mark the hijab solidarity day, showing support to Muslim students who don the religious outfit and answering questions about hijab and Muslims. “Muslim women in hijab are vulnerable and an open target for hate,” organizer Marya Ayloush told LA Weekly. “That’s why we’re here. We …

American Muslim Student Rewarded for Coexistence Efforts

LAWRENCEVILLE – An American Muslim school student, Shaezmina Khan, has won the Princeton Prize in Race Relations of Central and Southern New Jersey for her work to change how the Western world views Islam. “I was surprised when I learned I had won a certificate of accomplishment – one of six handed out at the …

US Muslim Students Start Ramadan Awareness Event

SAN PABLO – As Muslims worldwide anticipate the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the Muslim Student Association at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California, organized on Thursday, May 3, a ‘Fast-a-Thon’ event to emphasize on the need to tackle world hunger and food insecurities. “Proceeds will be donated to Islamic Relief USA, an organization …

Thousands of Students in Germany Attend Islamic Education Classes

BERLIN – A recent German survey conducted by the media association Mediendienst Integration has revealed that around 55,000 students attend the class of Islamic education in more than 800 schools in 16 German states. “The generation of migrant workers didn’t have the courage to express its views with the same confidence that parents of the …

Kenya Hijabi Students Allowed to Return to College

MWINGI – Hijabi Muslim students have been allowed to return to Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) in Kitui Country after they were barred last Friday, April 27 from entering the educational institution because of hijab, The Star reported. “We’re aware of what has happened today. We want the issue to be sorted out by the …



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