Sara
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Sara is an undergraduate sophomore at Rutgers University with a passion for the arts, Math, and politics. She believes Islam is the optimal template for a happy, healthy, and fulfilling lifestyle.

Eyes on the Prize

I graduated from a private Islamic school in June 2012. I was a student there since I was in 4th grade. I remember resenting the hijab and the Islamic curriculum, but I grew to appreciate them as the …

Victims of the Media

The Boston bombings were a dark tragedy, without question. They represented a moral failing that we so often forget is present in the thread of daily life, and three people lost their lives. Although …

Who Defines Liberation?

Liberation has always been a hot topic. Liberation isn’t an ideal, but a journey; it means to break the inevitable chains of societal norms and to rise above whatever causes one pain or hardship…

The Death of Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was in grave condition. Soon after his last sermon, he was so weak that he could not move. He appointed Abu Bakr to lead the prayers in his place (a wise forethought, for Abu Ba…

Who was Khadijah? (RA)

Khadijah (RAA) was Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) most beloved wife, and for good reason. She was supportive, gentle, independent, powerful, and inspiring, not to mention the fact that she was named o…