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Visit to Saudi Arabia deepens religious knowledge

Visit to Saudi Arabia deepens religious knowledge

Isra Mohamed

January 14, 2020

Recently, I went on a trip to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, which was an amazing experience. The reason I visited Saudi Arabia was because in my religion it is the holy place and where the religion was created. I got to see some of the most significant historical sites in my religion, such as M...

Methodist Hospital provides wonderful assist to Muslim women

Methodist Hospital provides wonderful assist to Muslim women

Tobias Khabie

December 17, 2019

Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park recently became the first hospital in the country to sell hijabs, a scarf that covers the hair of religious Muslim women. By doing this, the hospital will help patients and staff alike. Due to St. Louis Park’s high population of Muslims, there is a need in hospitals for reli...

Club meeting experiences low turnout

Junior Fellowship of Christian Athletes' (FCA) co-leader Aaron Ellingson asks questions relating to their final devotional during a meeting Jan. 10 in A304. According to Ellingson, the next FCA event will be held Jan. 22.

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 15, 2019

According to junior Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ co-leader Aaron Ellingson, the meeting Jan. 10 had a lower turnout than normal. “I thought it went well. There were fewer people than are usually here—I think just because we had to reschedule, but it went well,” Ellingson said. Junior c...

Greeks share tradition with the community

Greeks share tradition with the community

Makagbe Kuyateh

September 5, 2015

Last year, the Greek Fest sold more than 2,000 dinners, 300 salads, 2,000 orders of french fries and 2,000 spanakopitas and tyropitas. “Taste of Greece” gathers authentic Greek food, music and culture near Lake Calhoun during Labor Day weekend every year for the past 27 years. Katherine Boosali...

Following the rules of religion

Josh Anderson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

Ash wednesday began the six week long tradition, possibly changing believer's daily lives Church of the Holy Family “Catholic Church”, located near park, describes lent as a time for ‘prayer, fasting and works of love.’The Church of the Holy Family has recently listed Lenten regulations ...

Muslim prayer sessions temporarily cancelled

Emma Weisner, Staff Writer

December 13, 2012

Cause for ending daily prayer sessions still unclear Junior Mohamed Abdi is commanded by his religion to pray five times a day, but he no longer will be given excused periods during school to complete these required prayers.. “It’s important for Muslims to be able to pray in school,” he sa...

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