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Hijab Day honors New Zealanders

Following the recent New Zealand mass shooting, Hijab Day, originally a Women’s History Month event, evolved to support the Muslim community during a time of mourning March 28 in the University Quad.

ULV alumnus leads Muslim prayers

The Muslim Student Association welcomed students to be part of a congregational prayer led by Darvish Ali Salami, April 20 in Sneaky Park.

Students try on hijabs

The Muslim Student Association put on an event where students got the chance to try on a hijab, wear it for the day and keep it.

New scholarship honors diversity

Taghi Mirsepassi founded and established the Heshmat Mirsepassi Endowed Scholarship for Muslim Students at the University of La Verne in honor of his late wife Heshmat.

Dinner brings community together

IOStudents, faculty and staff gathered Tuesday at the President’s Dining Room to welcome Syrian neighbors and enjoy an evening of Mediterranean food and conversation.

‘Salam Neighbor’ looks into Syrian refugees’ struggles

Students were able to have a deeper understanding of the situation Syrian refugees face with a screening of “Salam Neighbor,” a documentary that explores the human side of an ongoing political conflict, Feb. 18 in the Arts and Communications Building.

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