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Is American Sniper "Unsafe"?

On January 16, 2015, I went to the movies with my mom and sister to see the highly anticipated film “American Sniper.” Knowing the hype surrounding the film due to the infamously tragic story regarding the man whom the film is based on, Chris Kyle, we expected the theater to be crowded so we purchased our tickets early online. 848 more words

Julia Porterfield

WHO'S VIOLATING THE MUSLIM STUDENT’S RIGHT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM?

In his 2015 State of the Nation address delivered to parliament on Thursday, February 26, 2015, H.E. President John Mahama joined in the debate over the practices in some Catholic schools, where non-Catholic students and pupils are made to be part of some Catholic religious practices against their will. 1,596 more words

Redefining Jihad

Salaam alaikum!

So, a couple weeks ago I participated in a panel called Redefining Jihad: Muslim Experiences in Higher Education. I will post a link below where you can read a short article from my school newspaper about it. 240 more words

The World The Way I See It

LBC - Londons Biased Conversation (Boris vs Qureshi)

So this week’s been quite an interesting week. We’ve had the revelation of ‘Jihadi Johns’ ‘identity; and we’ve also been blasted with the news that maybe the security services played a part in his radicalisation process. 935 more words

The World Around Us

Guns vs. a head of lettuce ...

Now you know how I feel about guns of the non-hunting variety. I’m fine with hunting, not slaughter.

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February 17, 2015

Ellen/Reid: There’s a skiff of snow on top of some black ice this morning which makes tooling around here relatively treacherous. 714 more words

Writing To Adult Children

Our Three Winners

Three recent deaths that hit close to home for me recently were the deaths of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by their neighbor. 249 more words

Islam

Why So Many People See the UNC Killings as a Hate Crime

In the aftermath of the shocking murders of three Muslim students, Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21 and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, in North Carolina, vigils and social media symbols of solidarity abound. 679 more words