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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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Ettihad Cultural Center Director Zeena Faulk (she/her) poses for a photo on May 15, 2023 inside of Oregon State University’s Ettihad Cultural Center in Corvallis. “I encourage you to come here. It is such a nice atmosphere, and you will feel the warmth,” Faulk said.

Ramadan at OSU: a time of unity, reflection and renewal

Ash Estevan, Justice, Equity and Diversity Beat Reporter
March 25, 2024

As the crescent moon ushered in the sacred month of Ramadan, Oregon State University Muslim students, staff, faculty and community embarked on a journey of spiritual reflection, self-discipline and solidarity. “Ramadan...

Vice President Abdullah Bedywi (left; he/him), President Fatima Rashid (she/her), Committee Chair Anisa Ali (she/her), Treasurer Denna Alnasser (she/her), Secretary Aya Ari (she/her) stand in front of the Memorial Union for a group photo on Feb. 24. The Muslim Student Association (MSA) dissolved in 2020 due to COVID-19 and has returned Fall Term 2022.

The Revival of the Muslim Student Association

Sydni Zidarevich, Justice, Equity & Diversity Beat Reporter
March 6, 2023

Like many clubs and organizations, the MSA pushed to work through the trials and tribulations that COVID-19 presented by doing periodic Zoom meetings, which consisted of five to six members, typically...

Chemical engineering major Zaid Al Attar poses on Oct. 7 near the Memorial Union. Al Attar, who’s from Iraq, believes OSU students should be more aware of Thanksgiving’s history.

International students give their perspective on Thanksgiving’s history, place in American culture

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

Thanksgiving is approaching and while the holiday is popular in the United States, it is not internationally celebrated so many Oregon State University international students hold unique opinions on its...

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OSU to host second annual Malcolm X Solidarity Iftar

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 23, 2019

On Thursday, Oregon State University’s Ettihad Cultural Center, Muslim Student Association and African Student Association will host the second annual Malcolm X Solidarity Iftar in the Memorial Union...

Food acc.

Students desire more religious food accommodations throughout campus

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

Correction: The updated version of this article has been corrected to attribute a quote to Abby Cohen.Oregon State is a university that strongly emphasizes diversity. The dining halls on campus should...

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UHDS extends dining hall hours for Ramadan

The Baro Staff
May 17, 2018

For those observing Ramadan on campus, a holy month for Muslims which requires the faithful to fast during daylight hours, there are some late night options offered by University Housing and Dining Services.While...

Community Iftar Dinner

Muslim students celebrate Ramadan starting May 15

The Baro Staff
May 14, 2018

Organizations to host iftar community events.Starting May 15, the month of Ramadan marks a time of spiritual discipline, extra charity and compassion for practicing Muslims. Despite the hardships of fasting...

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