Classroom Anxiety

Originally published on The Banner student Newspaper ( Marymount University) Original date: August 31, 2019, · By: Hanan Seid Photos: Pixabay Most students who have stage fright or fear of public speaking often remember their first experiences. Sometimes people’s fear… Read More

The Diversity Flaw

Created by Hanan Seid via Canva Di·ver·si·ty, Diverse. Open up a college panflute, now count the number of times that word appears. The biggest hook a college can use isn’t the number of people in the school but often… Read More

Rooted in Faith: Justice for Juniors

Originally published on March 29th, 2019 Originally published on DAH Blog  let’s talk about race By: Hanan Seid “Our Actions should include actions to uphold justice: Our prophet upheld justice not only for his own community but for… Read More

Solidarity Vigil: Remembering Their Names

Reflection: Together We Rise Together We Fall By: Hanan Seid Photography credit: Bushra Soltan Originally published on March 19, 2019 Published on DAH Blog Our community has always been vigilant and Strong. Especially in times of tragedy. This… Read More

Editors Letter

Originally published on February 5th, 2019 Originally published on DAH Blog Asalamu Alaykum Dar Al-Hijrah Blog readers, I know we have been missing in action. As I’m writing this I’m thinking of all the amazing events that have… Read More

Spotlight: Mohammed Kibriya

  By: Hanan Seid Walking into the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center were often going straight into the designated Musallah (prayer rooms) or listen to the Jummah (Friday) lectures. Not noticing that underneath the blue rugs lies a… Read More

I didn’t want to be a woman

Growing up I never thought I was pretty. I was a chubby kid with glasses and braces to go with it. I went to school with long braids because my hair was too fierce to be tamed in… Read More

With the blessing of a veteran, Kaepernick knelt

Originally published on November 5, 2018 Originally published on The Banner Student newspaper (Marymount University) And printed on the paper newspaper. Photos: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and Retrieved from Nike Nike took a stand with Colin Kaepernick and this… Read More

“Fatwa means a declaration of war,”-Professor

Originally published: September 11, 2018 Originally published on Prospective Dot 9/4/2018 What surprised me the most is that I didn’t say anything in class. That I didn’t stand up spit bars and walk away. It was only after… Read More

Countdown Till Mic Night 2018

Originally published in 2018 on Dar Al Hijrah website. “Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything” Every year Dar Al-Hijrah Youth hosts an open mic where local, national, international performers share their words. This year the theme is… Read More

Strengthening our community

Originally published on May 30, 2017 Published on DAH Blog  Every week at 6:45, the Dar Al Hijrah youth department hosts an event called Fast and Learn. Young adults and teens come and take in the gems and knowledge… Read More

Spirituality in Context

Original publication date: 11/9/16  Originally published in Muslim links Newspaper and Dar Al Hijrah website On October 29th, the courtyard transformed into a conference room with decoration and a stage; the theme was fall. With light hanging above,… Read More

The Final Gift

Date of publication: 9/1/16 Originally published on Muslim Links newspaper and Dar Al Hijrah website.  Every Thursday evening the youth lounge at Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center is filled with college students eagerly waiting for Fast and Learn. Fast… Read More

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