Tag Archives: Muslim

13th Annual Fast-A-Thon Benefits Local and National Charities

Islam on Campus hosted its 13th annual Fast-A-Thon at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Tuesday and rewarded about 700 attendants with a free meal. The event featured guest speaker Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy and will benefit Project Downtown Gainesville, a local charity, and Islamic Relief USA with a goal of benefiting Nepal earthquake survivors.

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UF Student Travels To Morocco For Language Aspect

UF international studies senior Gillian Shaw spent her summer in the North African country of Morocco, a trip she said was to gain experience in Arabic, Spanish and French. Shaw shares the story of her linguistic journey and her experience traveling abroad, which included having to eat American fast-food restaurant McDonald's more than she expected.

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Students, Teachers Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

Gainesville residents discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and how it is affecting nations like America. With more than 4 million Syrian refugees abroad and 7 million internally displaced, the world is feeling the burden of the Syrian refugee crisis.

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