Day: March 8, 2013

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Robbery scares students on campus

The office of public safety made significant increases in its campus security after a student was robbed at knifepoint, officials said. The robbery occurred on Feb. 26 as a female student was walking to Queens Hall, the former CUNY Law School building. “Public safety has posted an officer along the pathway and increased patrols and random ID […]

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First Muslim college in the U.S. hopes to become a leading religious institution

Founded in 2009 by Imam Zaid Shakir, Hamza Yusuf and Dr. Hatem Bazian, Zaytuna College in Berkeley, Calif., is the first Muslim college in the U.S. The new school has 31 students and rents space from a Baptist seminary; it is not yet accredited. Zaytuna aims to combine traditional Islamic teachings with a contemporary perspective. According to […]

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