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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 24, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Trauma turns to advocacy

By | Mar 28, 2018

In other words, is there any value in reliving these issues, something that inevitably comes with speaking out?

Students find community through religious groups on campus

By | Dec 13, 2017

“For most of my students, their faith is the most important thing about them,” James Touchton, protestant chaplain and current Interfaith Council advisor, said.

In My Own Words: Mahad Olad

By | Nov 10, 2017

This week on “In My Own Words,” Glenn Epps sits down with Ithacan columnist Mahad Olad to discuss what it’s like to leave Islam, colorism and more.

Editorial: College would benefit from Muslim faith leader

By The Ithacan | Nov 1, 2017

With only a small number of practicing Muslim students on campus, sharing an imam would be a cost-effective solution.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict reflected in campus community

By | Apr 19, 2017

Haueter said that while the Hillel sector of the college campus cannot meet with certain organizations, Hillel encourages productive, open dialogue.

Why I left Islam

By | Apr 13, 2017

Even in the secular West, where the freedom to change religions is recognized, ex-Muslims continue to fear for their lives.

Q&A: Ithaca College professor taught Islam class in Russia

By | Aug 31, 2016

In July 2016, politics professor Asma Barlas taught a seminar on Islam at St. Petersburg State University in Russia.

Commentary: Political tension is a source of Islamophobia

By | Feb 17, 2016

We must be clear that the contempt for Islam in political discourse is just that, political.

Muslim Does Not Mean Terrorist: Inside Islamic Discrimination

By | Nov 23, 2015

With recent ISIS activity taking the forefront of the media coverage, the fear of terrorists is on high alert. People see a man in a turban in the airport and automatically rush to the worst-case scenario. I would like to take the opportunity to say this: Islam does not equal ISIS.

Strength In Faith: Muslim students remain grounded in faith

By | Nov 18, 2015

Muslim students continue battling misconceptions and staying true to Islam both on campus and in their lives.

Combating Religious Persecution with Open-Mindedness

By | Oct 4, 2015

The point that I want to make is this: no matter what your spiritual beliefs are, there will be people who put you into certain groupings. This is a result of the extremists in religion who have created an image that is unfairly placed on all who have the same or similar beliefs. Our country prides itself on welcoming diversity, yet religion causes so much conflict and so many hard feelings.

Back Up the Rabbit Hole for ‘Alice in Arabia’

By | Mar 23, 2014

Should ABC Family have known better than to offer us a peek at the premise of its Alice in Arabia pilot before the show even went into production?