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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...

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...

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...

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...

Junior Ismat Junaid, senior Arif Hasan, junior Dania Khurshid, sophomore Zuhayeer Musa: Though all from Islamic backgrounds, these four students, with religious identifications ranging from agnostic to sermon-giver, have practiced the religion to varying degrees at one time or another. Photo illustration by Christophe Haubursin.

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...

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 El Estoque on Point is the news section’s recurring feature aimed at soliciting student voices on controversial issues. The objective...

Have money, will travel

Have money, will travel

Yaamini Venkataraman May 2, 2010

Senior Nimah Haq created a Facebook group to raise funds for an upcoming trip to India   It's an age-old dilemma. A wanderlust maniac wants to go somewhere exotic. The wanderlust maniac doesn't...

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