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WATCH: UI students participate in 3-day Wear a Hijab Challenge

By Abraham Koshy and Jean Kang

September 28, 2015

The Muslim Student Association presents the "Wear a Hijab Challenge" to raise awareness on the roles and beliefs of Muslim women and what it means to wear a scarf. The challenge invites women of all backgrounds to participate for three days. Momina Shaikh, the outreach chair for MSA discusses mor...

The Hijab: More than just clothing

The Hijab: More than just clothing

By Natalie Stewart

September 27, 2015

Although it may come in an array of colors, patterns and textures, the hijab represents much more than just a piece of clothing or a mere fashion statement to Muslim women. Monday marked the start of Islam Awareness Week, where students in the Muslim Student Association put on a series of discussions a...