Tag: Muslim student association

Students try on hijabs in event hosted by MSA

Photo by Tori D'Amico Women’s Herstory month is in full swing at Ramapo, this week with the Muslim Student association’s annual “Try on a hijab day.” This event, hosted in the Fishbowl, encouraged students to try on a hijab and ask questions about it openly. “We’re trying to bring us […]

Students Discuss Muslim Ban at Open Discussion

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia President Trump fulfilled one of his campaign promises by issuing an executive order halting the entry of citizens from certain Muslim majority countries on Jan. 27. This order also put an immediate freeze on the U.S.’s refugee system. Ramapo College’s Muslim Student Association held […]

Interfaith Friendsgiving Brings Together Diverse People

Photo courtesy of Cecilia, Flickr The Jewish student organization Hillel and the Muslim Student Association, also known as MSA, worked to eliminate religious barriers at an interfaith dinner held on Nov. 21 called “Friendsgiving.” “We wanted to do something Thanksgiving-themed, since we thought gratitude was such an important concept, especially […]

Student Looks Back on Enriching Refugee Trip

Photo courtesy of Adam Ayyad After returning home from a pilgrimage to Mecca, Adam Ayyad was presented with an offer he could not refuse. “I was praying that God would make me a better person and allow me to eventually do what I love to do. That’s helping people,” said […]