A Beginner’s Guide to Eid

First time celebrating Eid? At a loss as to what you’re supposed to do? Wondering if Eid is a lot like Christmas? Well, then this is the guide for you! Also, no, Eid is pretty much nothing like Christmas. Sure, there may be presents involved, and there are Eid parties and things, but no. Eid […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Eid Bazaars

We’re right in the middle of Ramadan 2014. This entails days of fasting, nights of worship, and… Eid bazaars. These emblems of desi society can be tricky for beginners, so read on to find out how even you can navigate your first Eid bazaar with ease and sophistication. Firstly, how do you know if you’re […]

Syria Needs Help: Why Are We Hesitating

Almost a year after President Obama urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down he enforces his statement by signing a covert order to allow the CIA and other agencies to support Syrian rebels. Publicly, the Obama administration has stated that it is assisting the rebels in Syria, but stopping short of directly arming the […]

Ramadan Mubarak

On Friday, July 20, Muslims all around the world awoke early in the morning even before the sunrise to eat a full meal in preparation for what was ahead. On this day, Muslims began to fast in honor of their holiest month of the year, Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar […]