Why We Need the Islamic Call to Prayer at American Universities

By Jordan Denari The average college student spends eight to 10 hours a day on a smartphone. Eighty percent of college students report feeling frequently stressed, and one in 10 have been diagnosed with anxiety, depression or other mental disorders. Like the rest of the country, universities are fraught with busyness and competing distractions. [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:03+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|

In France’s Muslim Community, Stories Of Heroism, And Some Fear

By Lauren Frayer When Lassana Bathily escaped from a Paris supermarket that was under siege, police at first thought he was the assailant. They forced him to the ground and handcuffed him. Bathily, 24, is an immigrant from Mali, with the same skin color as the gunman for whom police [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:05+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|

Slain officer’s family warns against viewing all Muslims as extremists

The family of one of the police officers murdered in Wednesday’s assault by Islamist extremists on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris has appealed to the public not to blame all Muslims for the attack. Ahmed Merabet, himself a Muslim, was one of the 17 victims of a three-day [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:06+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|

Two Muslim groups’ donations to help pay for water bills

By Mark Hicks Two Muslim groups are contributing $100,000 to efforts aimed at helping Detroit residents with their water bills. The Michigan Muslim Community Council and Islamic Relief USA are donating the money to the Detroit Water Fund — a partnership between the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and the [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:24+00:00 January 7th, 2015|Common Ground, External Links|
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