Halima Aden, a Somali-American, made history as the first model to grace the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover in a hijab and burkini – a first for the magazine that was founded 65 years ago.
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Joanna Vergoth boarded a plane from New York to Kentucky to meet with a survivor of female genital mutilation and promote legislation to make the practice of genital mutilation illegal on May 6.
The Muslim Student Association hosted an Islam Awareness Week that spread the religion of Islam through informative events each day last week.
Nearly 120 people of various faiths came together in celebration of unity Sunday for the 10th annual Interfaith Walk. The walk spanned more than two miles between Claremont and Pomona and took participants through visits to Muslim, Jewish and Christian houses of worship.
The religion of Islam has a current following of 1.8 billion people, yet some, including legislators challenge Islam’s status as a religion, therefore they believe, followers of Islam should not be protected by the First Amendment.
The Muslim Student Association welcomed students to be part of a congregational prayer led by Darvish Ali Salami, April 20 in Sneaky Park.
The University of La Verne held a panel discussion on Islamophobia Wednesday to consider discrimination that Muslim communities face today in America, as part of the One Book, One University event.
The subject of women and Islam in relation to activism, feminism and misconceptions was discussed Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the Women’s History Month events. Roughly 40 audience members of students, faculty, staff and community members listened to Fauzia Rizvi, general secretary of the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco and co-founder of […]
Students, faculty and members of the community from all different backgrounds gathered to march for equality Friday.
University of La Verne students have come together for the project “Letters of Love,” which was started in response to a hate letter received in December by the Islamic Center of Claremont.