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Domestic terrorism is real threat

Three people were killed and nine were injured in a shooting Friday in the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, by a man identified as Robert L. Dear. While almost every news outlet covered the tragic event, not many called it what it is: domestic terrorism. According to the United States Patriot Act, domestic terrorism is defined by three characteristics. The first is described as acts dangerous to... 

Muslim model breaks norm

Muslims are the second largest religious group in the world, so it only seems smart for companies to market to them, but that is certainly not the case, as 23-year-old London-based actress Mariah Idrissi is currently the talk of the fashion industry for being the first Muslim headscarf-wearing model for H&M. Idrissi modeled in print and video advertisements wearing a hijab, a Muslim headscarf,... 

Vigil honors slain UNC students

Vigil honors slain UNC students
Graduate student Firas Arodaki, former president and co-founder of the Muslim Student Association, joined other students and faculty at a vigil Feb. 12 at the Peace Pole. The vigil was held in memory of the three Muslim students who were murdered Feb. 10 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mourners carried candles and speakers shared perspectives about the tragic event./ photo by Jolene Nacapuy Kristina... 

Islamophobia must stop

After three Muslim students were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Feb. 10, the controversial issue of Islamophobia in the United States began to resurface, with some people outraged that this incident not being addressed as an act of terrorism. Craig Hicks was indicted for shooting and killing Deah Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha at their condominium complex. Police... 

Muslims defend their jihad

Since the World Trade Center towers fell in 2001, almost anything having to do with Islam or the Muslim culture has become an automatic “go-to” for blame. Nervous Americans have turned terms used by Muslims into synonyms for “terrorism.” The question that has to be asked is how is the Muslim community reacting to these anti-Islamic extremists? Last year a campaign known as MyJihad was launched... 
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