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War on political correctness expands past social media

August 9, 2016

The term “politically correct” has taken on a new weight recently, with its actual usage and meaning being manipulated by social media. It seems like everyone is blowing the politically correct whistle...

Comedy crosses political divide at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 2, 2016

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner took place Saturday night, an annual event when, as President Obama dubbed it, “Washington celebrates itself.” With this being the president’s last year...

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

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...

The Hijab: More than just clothing

Reema Ghabra, sophomore in LAS, puts a hijab on Aisha Motan, a freshman in Education, as part of the Wear a Hijab Challenge, an event during Islam Awareness Week on Monday.
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...

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