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The Islam I see

The Islam I see

Swara Tewari, Features editor

April 12, 2019

Walking into a room where you know you’re going to be the outsider, where you know your presence will make people uneasy, is a difficult thing.   As another reporter and I walked with the tide of Muslim men, women and children into the Prospect Community Center, where Friday Islamic pray...

China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

Zara Iqbal, Opinion editor

January 19, 2019

“For four days, they strung me up. My toes barely brushed the ground. For four days, they didn’t let me sleep. Tormenting me, torturing me.” This is only a fraction of the intense torture Omar Bekali went through when he was detained. Bekali is a Kazakh citizen who was born in China and lived there for 30 years. He was in Kazakhstan when Chinese officials escalated the separatism; the day after he came back to Xinjiang ...

The perception of Muslims

The perception of Muslims

Zara Iqbal

October 29, 2017

    In World Core, we watched a mini documentary called “30 Days: Muslim and America” about a Christian man who “became” a Muslim for 30 days. He performed close to everything an average Muslim would do — pray five times a day, read the Qu’ran and attended Friday prayers, a...

Religion and tradition: Religion quiz bowl

Religion and tradition: Religion quiz bowl

Devika Watave

October 26, 2015

Co-written by Anjana Melvin. Additional reporting by Priya Reddy. The practice of religion is said to have been declining in recent decades. According to a study by Pew Research Center, the number of adults in the United States who do not identify with any organized religion has increased from 16.1 to ...

Muslims in America

Muslims in America

Sara Yang

April 9, 2012

In our April issue, Special Report documented the intersection of cultures for students, parents and teachers. One such story focused on freshman Anwar Ali-Ahmad, his parents and their experiences as a Muslim family in America. Here, we feature four more stories of students with Islamic backgrou...

EE on Point: Into the Muslim community

EE on Point: Into the Muslim community

Jiyoon Park

September 22, 2010

Muslim students speak out about their religion Read More »...

Have money, will travel

Have money, will travel

Yaamini Venkataraman

May 1, 2010

Senior Nimah Haq created a Facebook group to raise funds for an upcoming trip to India   Read More »...