The Tam News

The reality of Ramadan

The reality of Ramadan

By Khadija Nakhuda

June 24, 2019

People hold many misconceptions that make “fasting month” sound miserable. But for Muslims it’s the favorite time of year.

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were  too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

By Francis Streitmann

June 3, 2016

Though freedom of religion is one of our country’s founding principles, this is often forgotten when discussions of foreign policy arise. Western media portrays veiled women as submissive victims, whilst also perpetuating Islamophobic stereotypes. Generally, discrimination against women who veil has ...

I Belong – Voices from Tam

I Belong – Voices from Tam

By Raqshan Khan and Raqshan Khan

September 10, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnPIZSApOUk The way people view a religion and its followers has a dramatic impact on the way people of that faith experience everyday life. Islam or Muslims are rarely discussed in our community and the treatment of Muslims due to negative stereotypes is talked about...

I Belong

I Belong

By Raqshan Khan

March 24, 2015

It happened in seventh grade during the end of math class. I was having a conversation with a couple of my friends. We were turning in homework and one of my friends asked me jokingly how I was able to get “such good grades.” I laughed and told her that all I did was turn in my homework. Another one...

Freedom to Speak: A Look at Religion at Tam

Freedom to Speak: A Look at Religion at Tam

By Hannah Yerington

March 19, 2013

Junior Connie Chong grabs her backpack and walks out of the classroom with her friend, who turns to her. “Hey Connie, wanna have lunch together?” she asks. Connie shakes her head. “Sorry, I have Christian club,” she says, shrugging. “Oh,” her friend says, giving her a strange look. “They...