The Daily Illini

HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

By Becky Nguyen

March 16, 2015

Lining the walls in Murphy Gallery, Art @ the Y is presenting its newest exhibition, HERstory, at the University YMCA. The show is free and open to the public Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. HERstory, which is on view through April 10, seeks to engage ...

Love for all, hatred for none — the true message of Islam

January 21, 2015

I will speak truthfully: I was very hurt by the insulting French cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). For me, freedom of speech does not mean insulting any prophet or religious founder. These cartoons were equally tasteless as the depiction of Jesus in “South Park.” There is no justification...

A Revolutionary Fellow

A Revolutionary Fellow

April 30, 2014

Five University professors have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, an award reserved for those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”  Of the five — Asef Bayat, Joy Harjo, David Deke Weaver, Catherine Prendergast, and St...