Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Abdul El-Sayed speaks to students at Harris Hall. El-Sayed said his faith taught him to seek justice.

Former Michigan gubernatorial candidate says his faith taught him to be good

February 8, 2019

No matter how unpopular they may be, former Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed said he doesn’t back down from his beliefs –– and challenged students to be kind even when they face opposition....

Muslim scholars Zaid Shakir and Omar Suleiman talk to audience during a Q&A session moderated by University associate chaplain Tahera Ahmed. The two speakers emphasized using faith as fuel for personal achievements.

Muslim scholars discuss faith as motivation in Discover Islam Week keynote

February 23, 2018

Northwestern Muslim-cultural Students Association invited keynote speakers Imam Zaid Shakir and Imam Omar Suleiman for a conversation Thursday about reconstructing the perception of achievements by Muslim...

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir speaks as part of Discover Islam Week. Abdul-Qaadir, the founder of the “Muslim Girls Hoop Too” campaign, was prohibited from playing basketball internationally for wearing a hijab.

Muslim basketball player speaks on faith, discrimination during Discover Islam Week event

February 22, 2018

For 24 years, basketball was Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir’s entire life. She broke both the male and female state scoring records at her Springfield, Massachusetts, high school. As the first Muslim woman to...

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad speaks to a crowd about her experiences as a black, Muslim-American athlete. The event, part of McSA’s “Discover Islam” week programming, was held in Technological Institute.

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad discusses representation, athletic career

February 23, 2017

An aversion to losing drove Ibtihaj Muhammad during low points in her career, the Olympic fencer said during a talk Wednesday. Muhammad, the second speaker in the Muslim-cultural Students Association’s...

Comedian Jeremy McLellan addresses a crowd as the first speaker of McSA’s Discover Islam Week. McLellan discussed through humor his own experiences learning about Islam.

Stand-up comedian Jeremy McLellan discusses politics, religion during McSA event

February 22, 2017

Stand-up comedian Jeremy McLellan emphasized the importance of coexistence and allyship during a Muslim-cultural Students Association event Tuesday. McLellan, a Charleston, South Carolina, native who...

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