The Suffolk Journal

A&F still discriminating against Muslim women who wear hijabs

Craig Martin/Journal Staff

March 4, 2015

By Maria Baluch The Supreme Court last week heard arguments in a discrimination lawsuit against American retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. The case, brought forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of Samantha Elauf, claims A&F wrongfully declined to hire Elauf because she...

Series of hate crimes suggest anti-Muslim bigotry, fuel outrage

By Flickr user Joe Catron

February 18, 2015

By Maria Baluch The shooting of three North Carolina State University students on Feb. 10 has caused an outrage in the Muslim community. Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and her younger sister Razan Abu-Salha, 19, were shot in the head “execution style” in their home in Chapel Hill...

Culture clash creates forbidden love for teens

(Photo courtesy of Owen)

June 5, 2014

By Annie Walsh What do tales such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet or Othello have in common? They share a kind of forbidden love that rips apart a family and the lives that intermingle within the bounds of such a dangerous sensation. Luckily, the tales of forbidden love primarily derive from classics....

Project Nur hosts first annual Muslim Cultural Bazaar

Project Nur hosts first annual Muslim Cultural Bazaar

April 11, 2012

Julian Dean  Journal Contributor Last Wednesday, Project Nur hosted the first annual Muslim Cultural Bazaar at the C. Walsh Theater. Mary Jaber, of the organization's e-board, explains Project Nur as a distinct and alternative Muslim voice, a civic identity grounded in pluralism and moderate thi...

Bad Bachmann

Jason Kenosky

February 16, 2011

I was living in Minnesota when Michelle Bachmann was elected to Congress. During the same election, my district sent Keith Ellison to Washington, D.C. as well. As a Muslim, Ellison took national headlines as the first Muslim elected to a U.S. governmental position. It seemed confusing to some, but those...

New faith-centered club at Suffolk: Project NUR

New faith-centered club at Suffolk: Project NUR

February 17, 2010

Article by: Shoshana Akins A new faith-centered club has been introduced on campus with a whole new initiative. Though there is already another Muslim-based organization on campus, this new club hopes to be just that: a fresh look at an ancient culture. Project NUR is a student led program that...

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