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Muslim Student Union (MSU) members relax after breaking fast at the Fast-a-thon Jan. 28. Photo by Will Cover

MSU educates students on Islam through annual Fast-a-thon

Will Cover January 29, 2020
The RBHS Muslim Student Union (MSU) held their annual Fast-a-thon after school Jan. 28. Although not required, the club encouraged students to fast from dawn to dusk the day of and break the fast at the event. Fast-a-thon began with guest speaker Iman Eldeib, who educated the audience about Islam and its core tenets, as well as common misconceptions of the religion. Eldeib commended the students for wanting to learn more about Islam and said she “hope[s] the more you learn and dig into the original sources” the more any negative perceptions of the religion would be dispelled. 
Annual fast-a-thon to encourage cultural awareness, Ramadan experience

Annual fast-a-thon to encourage cultural awareness, Ramadan experience

Allie Pigg January 15, 2018
The Muslim Student Union hosts the annual fast-a-thon to stimulate the struggles of fasting during Ramadan.
Muslim Student Union holds annual Fastathon dinner to spread customs

Muslim Student Union holds annual Fastathon dinner to spread customs

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi March 5, 2015

By all appearances it was a normal day of school Wednesday, Feb. 25. However, a portion of the student body did not eat lunch that day. They were participating in the annual Fastathon, sponsored by the...

Fast-a-thon preparation uncovers its true meaning

Fast-a-thon preparation uncovers its true meaning

Manal Salim December 4, 2012

When the bell finally rings Thursday, Dec. 6 to signal lunch, many students will be able to silence their stomach's hungry rumbles, while others will be fasting. The annual Fast-a-thon, hosted by the...

Schools should promote religious tolerance

Schools should promote religious tolerance

Brittany Cornelison November 12, 2012

Let me start off by saying, freedom of religious expression has been a debated topic in America for quite some time through arguments over actions justified by the first amendment of the Constitution. The...

Bake sale, unique by culture.

Muhammad Al-Rawi January 25, 2012

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the International Culture Organization and the Muslim Student Union hosted a bake sale, of which half the funds went to charity. Like all bake sales, they had cookies, brownies and...

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