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Volunteer for Hunger walk by the Akron Area Interfaith Council

By Noor Najjar , Student Writer April 27, 2016

As a Muslim-American living in the United States, I oftentimes find myself questioning a core aspect on which this great nation was built: freedom of religion. Elections are nearing and Donald Trump...

Family, friends, and community members work to package 40,000 meals that will be distributed to hungry people around the world in Zak Huseins name.

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

By Zaina Salem, Editor in chief April 20, 2016

“Do not forget your loved ones. Please remember…. tell everybody all the good things you feel about them. Get straight to the point, because sometimes you will not have a chance.” These words...

Over 30 people attended Veiled Conversations, an event hosted by senior Israa Eddeb.

Behind the hijab

Muslim women speak about misconceptions
By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 14, 2016

The topic of religion can be a touchy subject to some. UA senior Israa Eddeb hosted an event called Veiled Conversation to teach students about Islam and clear any misconceptions they might have. This...

Yusuf Estes spoke to an audience of over 800 people at Quaker Square.

Muslim speaker visits UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 16, 2015

The University of Akron’s Muslim Students Association presented a lecture by renowned preacher, Yusuf Estes. This event was held on Thursday, March 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Almost 800 people from...

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