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US Muslim Students Help Pack 20K Meals for Families in Need - About Islam

US Muslim Students Help Pack 20K Meals for Families in Need

Members of the University of Maryland Muslim Students’ Association have volunteered with students of other faiths to pack and prepare 20,000 meals for families in need, The Diamondbackreported Wednesday. “The people that are receiving them won’t have a chance to thank us or give us anything, but besides that, these small bags of morsels and …

7 Tips for Muslim Students on Campus

7 Tips for Muslim Students on Campus

Pursuing a college degree poses a unique challenge when you are Muslim. Whether it is due to stress, an unpredictable schedule, long class times, and for many students, working while going to school, many Muslim students would admits that college is making it difficult for them to practice their faith. But, college is an opportunity …

Why Can't I Be Just Friends with the Opposite Gender?

Why Can't I Be Just Friends with Opposite Gender?

In this counseling answer: • This freedom ofallowing boys and girls to mix freely without limitations leads to so much social chaos. • When they experience sexual contact, it feels good. That is natural. But then the girl might get pregnant. What happens then? The boy backs off from the responsibility. • Do not look …

US Muslim Student Groups Foster Community, Promote Activism - About Islam

US Muslim Student Groups Foster Community, Promote Activism

It was the year 1963 when the first Muslim Student Association (MSA) was founded at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a safe Decades later, MSAs have doubled in numbers, becoming an important safe haven for Muslim youth and activists to express themselves and their thoughts, Chicago Monitor reported. “Our MSA serves as an …

Community Events for North American Muslims to Enjoy this Ramadan - About Islam

Community Events for North American Muslims to Enjoy this Ramadan

Going out and being among our community is one of the many great things about Ramadan. North American Muslims are known for their stellar Ramadan organizing and generosity. There are innumerable events across the continent that serve the needs of socializing, creating family memories, giving-charity and giving-dawah as well. Here are just some of the …

Students’ Religious Groups Find Unity, Coexistence in Kentucky - About Islam

Students’ Religious Groups Find Unity, Coexistence in Kentucky

In a diverse campus with more than 500 student organizations, religious groups representing Muslims, Christians and Jews enjoy unity, coexistence, and better understanding in the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Kernel reported. “Being involved in the Muslim Student Association (MSA) gave me the perspective to understand how Islam is wholly an individual relationship between the Muslim …

Where do Muslim Students Stand at America’s Top-Rated High School?

Where Do Muslim Students Stand at America’s Top-Rated High School?

Phillips Academy, a private college-prep school located in Andover Massachusetts, has copious clubs for students to lead and join. Hana Illikkal and Moumina Khan are co-leaders of the Muslim Student Association. When asked why they decided to become the authority figures of this club, they had unique responses, but for both girls, it came down …

New Jersey Muslim Students Host Week-long Awareness Events - About Islam

New Jersey Muslim Students Host Week-long Awareness Events

Muslim students in New Jersey’s Seton Hall University hosted Islamic Awareness Week this week to foster interfaith unity and encourage the university’s community to come together, The Setonian reported. “I’m so honored that we have an opportunity to hold such a week because it is important to continue to educate students, faculty and administration about …

New Jersey Students Try Hijab for a Day - About Islam

New Jersey Students Try Hijab for a Day

NEW JERSEY – Muslim students in New Jersey’s Ramapo College have invited their colleagues to try on hijab for one day, as part of events hosted by the Muslim Student Association to mark Women HerStory Month, Ramapo News reported. “We’re trying to bring us [hijabis] together,” said junior Rand Abdul-Razik of MSA about the event …

Washington Muslim Students Raise Funds for Refugees - About Islam

Washington Muslim Students Raise Funds for Refugees

WASHINGTON, DC – Muslim students at George Washington University will be hosting a fundraising event next March 1 to aid Syrian refugees in Jordan, GW Hatchet reported. “I hope people can recognize that even if you’re an American Muslim or just an American student in Washington, D.C., you can still make an impact on things …



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