‘Stranger in a Strange Land’

Hung on the walls of the Portland State Native American Student and Community Center for the Annual Palestinian Cultural Night were two of local Palestinian-American artist Kanaan Kanaan’s tapestries. One…

Ramadan Kareem

Also known as the holy month, Ramadan is a month-long holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world to mark the month Allah gave the first chapters of the Quran to…

Journey of Hajj

This year, the final pillar of Islam known as Hajj began on August 20 in the 1,439 year of the Hijiri—Islamic—calendar. The five pillars of Islam are religious obligations required…

Anti-Muslim flyers reach Portland

A flyer declaring April 3 “Punish a Muslim Day,” originating in the United Kingdom and circulated through social media, put Portland Public Schools and local police on alert earlier this…

I am Muslim.

Submitted by Sofia Nasaret Velasquez, Portland State student I am Muslim. This is very apparent because I wear a piece of cloth around my head that says so. Riding TriMet…