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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 …

Muslim Youth Embrace Islamic Pride in Houston

Assalam Regards At his Houston-area high school, 17-year-old Mohamad Alwan is one of the students spreading the word about the newly formed Muslim Student Association (MSA). The new group, which was only formed this school year, boasts about 30 Muslim students and even a sprinkling of non-Muslims. “We (Muslims) can’t hide in the shadows,” Mohamad, …

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

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 …

Brock Muslim Students Host Successful Islam Awareness Week

ONTARIO – Brock University’s Muslim Students’ Association dared bad weather and several delays to run a successful Islamic Awareness Week, bringing Islamic faith closer to their colleagues, The Brock Press reported. “Islamic Awareness Week is about getting rid of all of the stereotypes of Islam and helping Muslims learn more about Islam, as well. It’s …

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 …

“Meet a Muslim Day”: California Students Combat Islamophobia

CALIFORNIA – The Muslim Student Association (MSA) at California State Polytechnic University, in Pomona, California, has hosted “Meet a Muslim Day” at University Park to inform students about the value of Islamic culture and religion. “The number one reason there is Islamophobia is that people have never actually met a Muslim,” said Hadi Nasr, a …

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 …

On or off Campus? Things to Consider When Deciding Your Accommodation

On or off Campus? Things to Consider When Deciding Your Accommodation

As you embark on an academic milestone the  question on or off campus arises. So, which option is better and safer? Should parents support quest for adventure and education away from home? Is it better to stay on campus or is a rented  house a better decision? On or Off Campus? What do we look …

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 …



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