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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?


‘Innocence of Muslims’ video sparks violence and global debate

By | Sep 27, 2012

The Ithaca College community combats violence by emphasizing moderate aspects of the faith in the wake of anti-American protests.


Anti-Islam embassy attacks and its potential effect on US diplomacy

By | Sep 16, 2012

In the past four days, thousands have taken to the streets across the Middle East and North Africa to join in the protests against an anti-Islamic film as well as the country in which it was produced, the United States. This film, which was produced in the US by extreme anti-Islamic groups, was released on…


Balancing faith and sexuality

By | Apr 18, 2012

LGBT Muslims may face a difficult balance between sexuality and religion. The mainstream interpretation of the Islamic holy book, the Quran, condemns homosexuality. Faisal Alam, the founder of Al-Fatiha, a Muslim LGBT group that works to help LGBT Muslims deal with their struggles with their faith and their sexual orientation, has traveled to colleges and…