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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Policing Athiesm

By | Oct 3, 2019

I’m urging fellow outspoken atheists to understand that their crude approach toward religion inadvertently nurtures the sort of fundamentalism they are supposedly against.

Q&A: Professor tours U.K. for book about gender in Islam

By | Sep 11, 2019

Asma Barlas, professor in the Department of Politics at Ithaca College, went on a U.K.

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.