Tag Archives: muslim

Be fair to your religious neighbor. Study their past

It’s important to know when people’s decisions are based on their religion. Important because, although we may not always agree with their faith, their firm beliefs fuel their everyday actions which then have an effect on everyone else. There are ...

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‘Waria’ documents struggle with identity

Students got an inside look at the life of transgender Muslim students during the movie screening of “Tales of the Waria.” The film takes place in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, and focuses on the love lives ...

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Latin American Film Festival welcomes diversity in spite of current events

The film, “Road to La Paz” by the Argentinian writer and director Francisco Varone, provided the Latin American Film Festival audience at Fresno State with insight and a better understanding of the Muslim community. The film showed members of the ...

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El film “Camino a La Paz” da bienvenida a la diversidad pese a lo sucedido

El film, “Camino a La Paz” del guionista y director Argentino Francisco Varone, proveyó un punto de vista único y un mejor entendimiento a la audiencia sobre la comunidad musulmana. Durante el film los miembros de la colectividad musulmana fueron ...

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The student behind ‘the signs’ of support at Fresno State

The Tuesday election result stirred major emotions on Fresno State’s campus. Students were somber, and many felt stress from the realization that Donald Trump was elected president. My initial intention was to make students feel safe and accepted during a time ...

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Disregarding Trump will make America great again

Once again Donald Trump has alerted the nation to his ignorance. This past Monday, Trump responded to President Barack Obama’s national address regarding the shooting in San Bernardino that killed 14 people. The motives behind the attack are still being ...

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Fresno State excuses Muslim students from class Friday in anticipation of possible unrest

Fresno State Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Lynnette Zelezny sent an email out to professors Thursday that recommended Muslim students be excused from classes due to planned anti-Muslim protests around the nation Friday and Saturday. Tom Uribes, Fresno State PIO, said ...

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Internet censorship comes with a heavy price

Oh, how the Internet has claimed our lives and souls. It seems to drive our fingers with an invisible force as we tap away mindlessly on our mobile phones, tablets and computers. It is now, seemingly, second nature for us ...

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Students take hijab challenge

Students, faculty and even Mary Castro, wife of Fresno State President Joseph Castro, wore headscarves for a day last week in an attempt to walk in the shoes of a Muslim-American woman.

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Flash Prayer Held At The Free Speech Area

Fresno State’s Muslim Student Association held a flash prayer at the Free Speech Area Monday afternoon. The event was called Da’wah Day, which is organized to educate others on the Islam religion.

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The Choice Of Wearing A Hijab

A new generation of youth is slowly becoming the face of Muslim Women. The Hijab does not only refer to the headscarf a Muslim woman wears but to a lifestyle. The lifestyle, of a modest woman by covering the body, ...

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Fashion show features world cultures

The Punjab Sikh Awareness Society and the Muslim Student Association hosted an interfaith/multicultural fashion show at Fresno State on April 27 as a part of diversity awareness week.

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Among Us: Sumaya Attia

This is the third profile in a series called "Among Us" by Collegian videographer Ezra Romero.

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Chick-Fil-A accused of discrimination

Chick-fil-A, the fast food restaurant chain that claims to have invented the chicken sandwich, has been accused of discriminating against employees in some locations nationwide.

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One-finger salute

The new format was much better.

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Average Joe not so average

YESTERDAY, AFTER WHAT SURELY MUST have been a night of very little sleep, Joe Wurzelbacher probably opened his eyes to a television with his face on it, while news networks were trying to explain to the rest of us who, exactly, Joe the Plumber is.

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