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“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 …

Manchester Islamic School Rated Outstanding Third Year in a Row

This Muslim Girls’ School  is such an inspiring place –  this is why  A Manchester Islamic High School for girls has been rated outstanding for the third year running in its latest glowing Ofsted report. “Parents send their children here mainly because they want their girls to have both worlds. They want them to be …

With Flowers, Arkansas Muslim Students Respond to Hate

Reacting to anti-Islam post shared publicly by the principal of White Hall High School, a group of Muslim students from Little Rock, Arkansas delivered flowers and a note with the principal’s name on it, apologizing also for not doing enough to change his misperceptions about Islam, KATV reported. “Principal Jelks, on behalf of the Muslim community, …

Michigan University Starts Islamic Engagement Week

About 75 students attended the ‘Muslim Creatives Collect’ event which was hosted on April 1 by the Muslim Students’ Association at the University of Michigan. The event is the first program of the Islamic Engagement Week, which is an initiative aimed at highlighting the narratives, history, and culture of Muslims, Michigan Daily reports. “I heard …

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 …

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 …

Virginia Muslim Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

BRIDGEWATER, Virginia – Bridgewater College Muslim student Iyad Hmidat has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Boston-based Campus Compact for demonstrating a capacity for leadership and investment in solving public problems, August Free Press reported. Hmidat was nominated for the fellowship by Bridgewater College President Dr. David Bushman, who wrote in his nomination letter …

Muslims in Birmingham Object to School's Homosexual Propaganda

BIRMINGHAM – Muslims in the British city of Birmingham have withdrawn hundreds of their children from a local school in protest against homosexual propaganda being added to the curriculum, The New Observer reported. “This is a brainwash. We bring our children here so they can later work as a solicitor or a teacher, not to …

Insights into Harvard Students’ First Umrah Trip

MASSACHUSETTS – During a reflection event on Saturday evening, February 23, Muslim students at Harvard University in Massachusetts looked back on their journey — both spiritual and physical — to Saudi Arabia for inaugural Umrah trip, The Crimson reported. “The evening and dinner were meant for sharing, exploration, and reminiscence about the journey students took last month …



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