Niles West News

What is Hajj?

By Hafsa Wahid

October 26, 2012

Hajj is usually defined to us in Global Studies as a pilgrimage which the Muslims are required to make to Mecca during the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah. But as a Muslim, I can tell you that there’s much more to this one dimensi...

Niles West’s Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

By Hafsa Wahid

August 9, 2012

Half of it has passed away. We are left with roughly only a few more days of the best month for Muslims; Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. During this month Muslims fast from dawn to sun-down for 29 or 30...