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Weekly Roundup – Arsalan Iftikhar, Daisy Hernandez, Derrick Pitts

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with the latest news from our headlining speakers! Arsalan Iftikhar has a thoughtful piece in this weeks TIME Magazine  about the misunderstandings of what “Sharia Law” really is, and how it contributes to an unnecessary hostility towards Muslim Americans. Congratulations to Daisy Hernandez, who starts her new teaching position at […]

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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish

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Weekly Round Up! Chemical Disasters, Moons, and Boots

In the wake of the announcement that Tokyo, not Istanbul, will host the 2020 Olympics, Arsalan Iftikhar over at Time outlines historically unfair patterns of selection and makes a compelling case for the International Olympic Committee to select a Muslim-majority country to host Olympic games.   We’ve known how to cure it for centuries, so

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