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How to Finance Your Education without a Student Loan

If you are a high school student looking forward to pursuing higher education, then this video is for you! For Muslim students, higher education could be a challenge as they might feel unable to take on interest-bearing loans for religious reasons. In the Islamic faith there is a strong prohibition against dealing with any sort of interest …

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11-Year-Old US Muslim Girl Honored for Powerful Essay

A New York 11-year-old Muslim girl has been honored this week in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game after she wrote an essay describing the pain of growing up as a hijabi Muslim in the US, CBS News reported Wednesday. “Wearing a hijab, a head covering worn in public by some Muslim women is a …

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 …

Delaware City Allows Religious Attires at Swimming Pools

Young Muslims in Wilmington, Delaware, are set to enjoy the summer breeze at pools after the city council revised its dress code policy to allow religious clothing, American Bazaar Online reported. “Today is a day to celebrate the work and bravery of the Darul Amaanah families in ensuring that their public pools are open and …

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13 Easy, Painless and Free Ways to Study Over Summer

We suggest three different approaches to keeping your brain well-running this summer:  online courses, planning ahead, and/or educating yourself. There are plenty of free ways to study while still enjoying your Summer break! If you were thinking these are your study-free months – but wait! There is lots of good reason and science that encourages learning during the …

Japan Schools Urged to Offer Halal Dietary Options

Schools and daycare facilities in Japan have been urged to accommodate students of different religious backgrounds in their dietary options, including offering halal food to Muslim children, Japan Times reported on Sunday, June 23. “Since the number of Islamic children is likely to increase in the future, we should consider taking measures,” an official from …

This 11-Year-Old Muslim Girl Gets Highest Possible IQ Score

A UK Muslim student has received the highest possible score on the Mensa IQ test, thus becoming the new face of braininess,  SBS reported. “I was shocked when I got the result – I never expected to get such a good score,” Tara Sharifi, a student in UK’s Aylesbury High School, told The Bucks Herald. “It was a joint decision …

Muslim Student Wins $100,000 Mechatronics Scholarship

A teenage Muslim Grade 12 female student has won a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Windsor Star reported. “I think I had a moment of calm after reading the email. It’s not about the money, it’s more of an opportunity to put myself out there and impacting …

Non-Muslim Teacher Fasts Ramadan to Support GCSE Students

A non-Muslim teacher in Lancashire is fasting for the entire month of Ramadan to show support to her Muslim students who are taking their GCSE’s, Lancashire Telegraph reported. “My students respect that I am fasting to support them this month even though it is not my religion,” Catherine Coulthard, a business teacher at Pleckgate High …

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 …



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