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Good conversations and genuine connections are a simple pleasure that many have not been able to enjoy over the past year. With quarantine keeping everyone cooped up, many have turned to podcasts for that missing piece in their lives. People from all fields have started their own podcasts with a variety of interesting topics to…

Top 10 Current Modest Fashion Trends

1. Cottagecore Fashion Photos Credit: @luj.ayne on Instagram and Simrah Ahmed In their latest “Year in Review,” popular social media platform Tumblr called 2020 “The year of cottagecore” and the trend’s popularity is continuing into 2021. Cottagecore is defined as an aesthetic in which people dress as though they are living in a cottage. Likewise,…

Balancing Americanization and Islamization in Islamic Schools

Islamic schools take on a significant role in shaping and constructing the identity of Muslims, especially in places like the U.S. Parents, educators, and others involved in the Islamic education system use these schools to (re)Islamize Muslim youth. In addition to class add-ons like Arabic, Qur’an, and Islamic studies, most Islamic schools incorporate religious activities…