The Buchtelite

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 is being censored for his comments in regard to Muslims in the United States — shocking comments that s...

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

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 came from Ammar Husein, who spoke in front of about 450 people at a charity event held in honor of his...

Behind the hijab

Behind the hijab

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 event, held on March 9 in Bierce Library room 274A, offered individuals the chance to spark conv...

Muslim speaker visits UA

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 the surrounding Akron area filled the Quaker Station to see Estes’ lecture. Estes centered his presentation...