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Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police department have been surveilling Muslim professors, students, and student group activities as far as 300 miles away. 796 more words

A Few Miles From San Bernardino, a Muslim Prom Queen Reigns

FONTANA, Calif. — In the days after the December terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif., when pictures of the hijab-wearing suspect filled television screens and newspapers, Zarifeh Shalabi’s mother and aunts stayed at home. 169 more words

Bangladesh jails Hindu teachers for 'abusing Islam'


© AFP/File | Concern is mounting over Islamist extremism in conservative Bangladesh

DHAKA (AFP) – A court in southern Bangladesh sentenced two Hindu schoolteachers to six months in jail for making “abusive” remarks about Islam that led a mob to attack their school, a magistrate said Tuesday. 215 more words

Muslim students work against stereotypes

Bailey Claar
Staff Reporter

Religion. Whether you’re devout or without it entirely, it affects your life. It brings many people solace and happiness, and it’s an inherently good thing. 602 more words

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My Students and Anne Frank

Friday, one of my students expressed genuine fear at the thought of Trump being elected. She’s a Moroccan young woman with a Muslim background, and she’s afraid that under Trump she’ll end up “like Anne Frank.” This conversation started while we were discussing the upcoming presidential race and I mentioned the most recent… 616 more words

Minority Students

More Minnesota colleges are hiring advisers to work with Muslim students

Fardosa Hassan rarely lingers at her bare Augsburg College campus ministry desk.

In the chapel of the Evangelical Lutheran Church-affiliated school, she hosts regular Friday prayer for Muslim students and faculty. 187 more words

What I learned from our Muslim students

For many years, my husband and I have hosted students from around the world. These students were studying English at our local university, before going on to earn degrees in their areas of career interest.   813 more words