Come at me, Pork!

Let’s take a moment and talk about how ludicrous the recent Jihawg Ammo pork-laced bullets sound to anyone, regardless of background. As both a devout Muslim and freedom-loving American, I find myself…

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 …

What to Wear: Summer Edition

“Aren’t you, like, hot under there?” “It’s like, 100 degrees, can you breathe?” “Can’t you just take it off, I’m sure you’ll be forgiven!…

Banning Hijab is not Secularism

Can banning a piece of cloth from public institutions demonstrate a government’s secularism? Some people seem to think so, but I can’t understand how. Recently, The New York Times reported…