The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Respect all students’ religions

Staff Editorial

March 28, 2019

It is totally fine and acceptable to allow Muslim students, or any religious students for that matter, to pray voluntarily and independently on Eastern’s campus. We at The Daily Eastern News understand that school-sponsored prayer at public schools is unconstitutional. That does not mean religious studen...

Islamic students open up about religion and culture

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

January 9, 2017

  Even though they are in the United States, students from Saudi Arabia are still finding ways to practice their culture and Islamic faith. Sunni Islam is the predominant religion in Saudi Arabia. Fatimah Alqurini, a freshman biological sciences major who came to the United States from...

Speaker challenges narrative about Muslim Americans

Leon Mire, Copy Editor

October 12, 2016

  Through a combination of candid dialogue and anecdotes, storyteller and social media personality Aman Ali sought to humanize the experiences of Muslim Americans. “The Other 1%: Muslims in America,” hosted by the University Board, featured an hour-long presentation by Ali, along with le...

Professor to speak on religious tolerance

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

November 2, 2015

An anthropology class will be traveling around the Mediterranean area in a lecture opened to the community to let people in on religious tolerance in different cultures. This lecture is at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in room 1165 in Blair Hall. Angela Glaros, a professor of anthropology, said the anthology...

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