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Albany Muslim Students Search for Imam Chaplain

ALBANY — With the new semester starting this week at the University at Albany, US, the Muslim Students Association is searching for an imam to join the Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish chaplains at the university’s Interfaith Center, Times Union reported. “Just to have someone to support you and be able to help you when you …

Admitted to a Christian University

Admitted to a Christian University: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A Muslim should spare no efforts to be successful in his or her study and career. One may join any …

The Campus-Masjid Convergence in Islam

I felt the need of writing this article in the aftermath of Malaysia’s 14th general election in  May 2018 (GE14) when the second time Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s choice of Dr Maszlee Malik as the country’s Education Minister created controversy among some people. Dr Maszlee is a political scientist and an expert in …

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World’s First University Was Founded by A Muslim Woman

Did you know that the first degree-granting university is a Muslim invention? Did you know that this university was founded by a Muslim woman? Early on in Islamic history, mosques doubled as schools. The same people who led prayers would teach groups of students about Islamic sciences such as Quran, fiqh (jurisprudence), and hadith. As …

Converted To Islam Because Of Ramadan Prayer

Converted To Islam Because Of Ramadan Prayer

Sister Christina always have a spiritual connection with God when she was a Catholic. She went to university and met some Muslim friends who took her to Ramadan prayer (Taraweeh). She felt a deep connection that night when she saw the prayer and even joined in the prayer. From there it led her to accept …

Muslims Starting University

Muslims Starting University

Are you starting university in the Autumn? Then this advise is brilliant for any Muslim about to go to university. University can bring so much fitna due to many things that it can be hard to be who you are. The Smile 2 Jannah boys have some great advice.

I Felt Like I’d Just Gotten Married

The main thing that Islam has brought in my life is serenity. I feel it all the time. It’s a sort of deflating of a balloon that’s about to burst. “It’s ok… you are safe, you are secure and you can get through all of this without all of the drama that you used to have… that got you nowhere”.

Since I Already Am, I Want to Be

I wanted to study Islam. I wanted to leave home for a country where Islam was alive and present in its daily form. My aim was to go to Egypt and study at the famous and respected Al-Azhar University. But the events took a different turn so I could write this story today.

Muslim Student Wins Ms. Rutgers Pageant

A hijabi senior Muslim student at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, has been crowned Ms. Rutgers in 2015, inspiring Muslim students who don the Islamic veil to prove themselves.

US Veiled Student Named “Best Dressed”

NORTH JERSEY – Blending traditional and modern trends to create modest style, a New Jersey Muslim has been named best-dressed female senior student, breaking down negative stereotypes of women wearing the Islamic headscarf. “There are always cheerleaders who win and popular girls, so I was very surprised it was me, being a hijabi,” Muslims student …



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