Archive: Muslim

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Finding Unity in Diversity

By Roudah Chaker, C’24 As a Muslim student at Georgetown, the past few months have been a challenging journey, navigating through a landscape marred by current events that have…

April 15, 2024


The Art of Being Artful

Art is a part of everything we do, not just something we consume. As a self-proclaimed creative, I have always wanted to believe that art is something more than just,…

November 1, 2017


Georgetown’s Muslim Life Tackles the Misconceptions and Frequently Asked Questions About Islam

The “Fighting Stereotypes: Frequently Asked Questions about Islam” event was one of the most interesting events I have attended so far in Georgetown. Debunking stereotypes…

October 6, 2016


Georgetown University Chaplains Reflect on Jesuit Values at New Student Orientation

Moderating the inaugural “NSO Jesuit Values Panel” was a very special honor for me. After all, who wouldn’t want to hang out with our amazing chaplains? But apart from, …

October 4, 2016


Inspired to Create a New Podcast Initiative: Here Comes “Hilltop Chats”

It was June 10, 2015 and my girlfriend and I were returning from a post-graduation vacation to the Dominican Republic when I received the phone call. It was Dr. James Wickman…

September 26, 2016


A Lesson in Hope In Becraft’s Story: Part of the “As This Jesuit Sees It” Series

Written by Rev. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies. This article originally appeared on September 16, in the Hoya…

September 16, 2016


Feeling at Home with Strangers: Interfaith Iftar in DC

Walking shyly into the back room of the Potter’s House, I had no idea what to expect from my first iftar. Interfaith work was certainly my bread and butter, and though I prayed…

July 27, 2016


A Call for Solidarity

Dear Members of the Georgetown Community:   In our distress at the fatal shootings of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, Sherman Evans and the Police Officers in Dallas last,…

July 8, 2016


Our Interfaith Response to the Mass Shooting in Orlando

Friends, We are a people in mourning as the deep wounds of hate confront us again. Tragically, in the midst of a month designated for unity—throughout which the LGBTQ community…

June 13, 2016


Dietary Restrictions Bring Jewish and Muslim Students Together

For students with religious dietary obligations, be they kosher, halal, or religious vegetarians, going to college can be difficult. Most schools require students to purchase a…

March 14, 2016