Two Muslim student groups are cosponsoring an “Islam Awareness” event series in an effort to highlight what organizer Osama El-Gabalawy ’15 has called an overlooked issue — Muslim identity and experience. The series is held by the Islamic Society of Stanford University (ISSU) and the Muslim Student Awareness Network (MSAN) every year. In the last…
The 15th Undergraduate Senate convened Tuesday night to discuss last minute concerns over the SAFE Reform proposal – a constitutional amendment that aims to reform the student activities funding process and that will be voted on by the student body later this week – as expressed by some students and the influential Students of Color Coalition (SOCC).
Tomorrow, the Markaz: Resource Center for Engagement with the Cultures and Peoples of the Muslim World will open its doors in the Nitery Building in Old Union after more than a decade of collaborative discussions between students, faculty and University administrators.
A proposal to establish a Muslim cultural resource center on campus has gained fresh attention in recent months, with a group of undergraduate and graduate students reviving a seven-year-old plan in meetings with senior University administrators.
Al-Henaid and Mahmood both wear the hijab on campus out of personal choice. For these women, born and raised in California, the hijab means dressing and behaving modestly. It sets boundaries to enable decorum in social interactions.
The Students of Color Coalition (SOCC) hosted an information session Thursday to discuss their endorsement process for ASSU candidates. About 15 attendees, almost entirely freshman, expressed interest in running for the ASSU Undergraduate Senate during the meeting.
Universities’ retention of the right to deny funding to groups that discriminate based on religious freedom, according to a federal appeals court ruling made in August, will have a positive impact on Stanfording, according to Reverend Scotty McLennan, dean of religious life.
Egyptian political activist and Google Middle East executive Wael Ghonim spoke about his role in helping catalyze the recent Egyptian revolution in a talk on Friday at Cubberley Auditorium.