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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 14, 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.

Commentary: U.S. women’s freedom contradicts victimhood

By | Mar 20, 2019

Such views aren’t surprising given that the U.S. has legalized the principle of sexual equality and that women here enjoy many rights women elsewhere do not.

Q&A: New religious leader discusses plans to strengthen community

By | Sep 19, 2018

In an effort to better support on-campus religious programs, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado created a new position to oversee all the religious programs within Muller Chapel. Hierald Edga

Q&A: Professor presents research on gender interpretation in the Quran

By | Apr 24, 2018

Asma Barlas, professor in the Department of Politics, presented a paper, “When Gender is a Problem in Qur’anic Exegesis,” at a workshop on gender and Tafsir studies at the New York University Abu Dhab

Student campaigns to bring a Muslim religious leader on campus

By | Nov 1, 2017

There are approximately 10 to 15 students who practice regularly at the college, sophomore Farwa Shakeel said.

Q&A: Diversity scholar fellow discusses Islamic feminism

By | Oct 15, 2017

“The idea is to expose my students to think beyond secular feminism,” Shehnaz Haqqani, a diversity scholar fellow in the Women and Gender Studies program, said.

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.

Chinese law sparks Muslim uprisings

By | Apr 5, 2017

Ironically, it is the years of this abuse, oppression and marginalization that has led the Uyghurs to become aggressive toward the Chinese government.

Commentary: Rochon cowers in response to Muslim ban

By | Feb 7, 2017

When people feel targeted, powerless, and vulnerable, the last thing they need is to also be made to feel invisible.

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.

Global News Timeline: April 2015

By | Apr 23, 2015

The Ithacan recaps the biggest global news events from the month of April.

Editorial: Perserve cultural traditions through progress

By | Feb 27, 2013

Muslim women should be free to honor cultural and religious traditions while also seeking greater empowerment.