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Empowerment through sisterhood
2 weeks ago

Empowerment through sisterhood

The first all-Muslim sorority on campus and in the nation has gained its Greek letters.

Originally established as the organization Muslimahs for Change by alumna Samira Maddox, Mu Delta Alpha …
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Q&A: Hasan Minhaj
2 months ago

Q&A: Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj is a comedian known for his role as a senior correspondent on “The Daily Show” and his critically acclaimed Netflix special “Homecoming King.” The special involves his experiences …
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Perceptions about Muslim-Americans
11 months ago

Perceptions about Muslim-Americans

After conducting a study on attitudes towards Muslim students on campus, an alumna found evidence that the majority of UTD students view Muslims in a positive light.

The study, conducted …
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Muslim students balance Ramadan, school
11 months ago

Muslim students balance Ramadan, school

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan occurs during a critical time for students taking summer courses. Muslim students experience reduced energy from fasting, in addition to conflicting time commitments between …
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Qurans found in SU bathroom
1 year ago

Qurans found in SU bathroom

A group of Student Government senators found copies of the Quran inside the toilets in the bathrooms adjacent to the Galaxy Rooms.

The Quran is the holy text …
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Houses of the Holy: Islam
2 years ago

Houses of the Holy: Islam

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Yaseen Ahmad’s name was misspelled. The Mercury regrets this error.

Student rediscovers bond with Islam after losing connection to mosque …
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What it’s like to be Muslim in America
3 years ago

What it’s like to be Muslim in America

Nour Sharaf was on Facebook when she saw a link about the shooting in Garland. Immediately, her heart filled with dread.

On May 3, two gunmen opened fire …
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Muslims must stand for peace

Islam preaches tolerance, peace and understanding, and the voices that stand for these principles must be louder because there is simply too much misinformation regarding the religion.

It …
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