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

By Abraham Koshy and Jean Kang

September 29, 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

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.

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...