Political Change in the American Muslim Community

Political Change in the American Muslim Community By Samantha Ward With the political season underway, candidates and students alike are all encouraging more people to vote this year. One student in particular, Aisha Yaqoob, is shifting her focus from general policy work to a group of potential voters often forgotten: American Muslims. Originally from Suwannee, Georgia, Yaqoob is a second year graduate student finishing up … Continue reading Political Change in the American Muslim Community

Midterms 2014 Recap

BY KRISTY DAVIS As the voting dwindled down on Tuesday night and election results started coming in, citizens watching the numbers saw that the Republicans were gaining ground in Congress, and were on the way to becoming the majority. At the end of the night, with 47 states’ results entered, it was announced that the GOP had taken control of both the House and the … Continue reading Midterms 2014 Recap