This recent trend of earlier opening hours, now termed the “Thanksgiving Creep”, should make all of us reflect on what this says about our values and priorities. As Thanksgiving Creep cuts its way through family dinners and gatherings, Thanksgiving no longer becomes about giving “thanks” or spending time with loved ones, it becomes first about hunting for the best deals of the holiday sales.
Let us, as Muslims, not fool ourselves. The 2008 election of Barack Hussein Obama to the Presidency of the United States was a watershed moment for US foreign policy. A man with a Muslim-esque name was finally going to be making deals with, stopping wars against, and lifting up the many splintered nations of Islam. Or at least, that was the hope.
Talbina is a simple dish that was enjoyed by the prophet Muhammed (pbuh) and his companions. It is made from barley flour, milk, water and is often sweetened with honey. The prophet (pbuh) used this dish as a means for curing the sick and to comforting those who have lost loved ones. Here’s how you can make it in 3 easy steps…
Change is one of the hardest things to cope with. No matter what kind of person we are, we all like to stay where we feel most comfortable, and we can all agree that change doesn’t always come so easily. But the best way to greet hardship is knowing that we have the power to overcome it.
After seeing firsthand the effects of poverty in India two years ago, it became first year Biology major, Sarah Rahman’s dream to return one day and make a difference in her homeland.
Spanning sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East, Kristof and WuDunn encapsulate the struggles of these few individuals to represent all of the nameless women in the world who endure oppression through means of rape, violence, abduction, sex trafficking, and social ostracism from obscene medical conditions.
After the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Muslims very quickly consolidated their newly acquired territory by effectively integrating the indigenous Spanish population. Naturally, by means of trans-cultural diffusion, the indigenous Spaniards inclined towards the culture of the Arabs and became known as Mozarabs. While maintaining their creed, the Mozarabs absorbed the dress, language, and culture of the Muslims.
Putting together a modest business outfit is a problem many Muslim women face. Here are some tips Muslim students and professionals have shared to help dress modestly yet professionally for interviews, career fairs, work and other business-related events.
As we enter into the furious storm of Midterms, Papers, and Projects known innocently as Weeks 4, 5, and 6, I’d like to give everyone a small piece of advice.
Those of us living in First World countries won’t really ponder too much on where our water comes from or how much there is to go around. We believe that as long as the water bills are paid, our faucets will continue to provide us with this basic necessity at our demand.