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MSA BANQUET 2017

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Welcome to the Muslim Students’ Association at UM’s Annual Banquet, “Beauty in Islam: The Light that Guides Us”.

For this year’s event, we are opening up the program to all members of the Muslim community here on campus. We would like speakers to express what they find beautiful about Islam whether through poetry, storytelling, spoken words, nasheed, Qu’ran recitation, art, etc. If you are interested in signing up to give a short presentation at banquet, please contact Mohammad Shaikh (moshaikh@umich.edu) or Nour Abughoush (anour@umich.edu).

We also understand that many students on campus do not have cars, and want to ensure that everyone has transportation to the event. We are in the process of coordinating and providing rides – stay tuned for more information.

 

Sacred Time Project

Join us this year on Saturday, January 28th for our annual intensive, the Sacred Time Project.  This year it will be from 10AM-9PM and we will feature talks from Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda and Dr. Mohanned Hakeem.  You can register for this event right here.

OSU MSA Midwest Conference

OSU’s annual MSA Midwest Conference is coming up this Martin Luther King Jr. weekend (Jan 14-15)!

Come join community members and MSA’s from all around the Midwest to hear from esteemed scholars and personalities on the effects of a Trump presidency, resulting in rising Islamophobic sentiment. This conference hopes to intiate a grassroots movement to create change where most of the community can, at the local level.

For more information, visit:
http://www.msamidwest.com/

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Felicity Sisters’ House

The Felicity Foundation opened a public space at the Lighthouse (408 E. Jefferson, check it out) this year, which marks the second year of the brothers’ house being a space for boys to congregate. After talking to a few girls about sisterhood on campus, now’s a good time to debut the idea of a……
The space would be similar to the boys in its lease-style setup and Felicity sponsorship, number of tenants (6-10), and rent ($400ish/month if doubling up, around $700 if you’d like to room solo) but unique in its purpose as *the* spot solely for ladies to hold programs, simply unwind and talk, or watch early 2000s chick flicks with jars of Nutella in hand.
Having a dedicated space presents an enormous amount of potential for Muslim sisterhood on this campus for years to come. In addition, we have an excellent resource in Sr. Leenah as a female chaplain.
The Ann Arbor housing market doesn’t really get heated until next month, but it’s best to be ahead of the game, especially for optimal rent and location. Please send an email to rbasha@umich.edu ASAP  if you’re interested in joining in on the venture, more information, or if you just want to talk more about what the experience could look like next year. You absolutely don’t have to be a card-carrying member of the MSA or Felicity to join or even in undergrad, as we’d love to meet you anyways!

MSA Fall Picnic and Bonfire

When:  Friday, September 23 at 5 PM – 8 PM

Where: Island Park 1450 Island Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Welcome welcome all to our classic annual Fall Picnic 2k16 where MSA past meets MSA present as we kick off our first ever MSA RUSH WEEK! We got you covered on the post jumu’ah munchies just come ready to eat lots o good food and have lots o fun with lots o cool people. Once it gets dark, we’ll also be having a bonfire (always keepin it real with the halal marshmallows of course).
We are very excited for what this year has in store, and sincerely hope you all are able to come out! Please, feel more than welcome to invite your friends. Stay tuned for ride info. As always, hit us up with any suggestions, questions, and or fun activity ideas!14310354_1159057430817399_6186505356233611093_o-1

Fall Mass Meeting!

InshaAllah we will be having our Mass Meeting along with Felicity next Thursday on the 15th. It will take place in the Rackham Auditorium at 7:30 PM. Be sure to make it because there will be food and expect a very big surprise!

Hope to see you all there!

 

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Felicity and MSA Eid Celebration

Salaam everyone!

I hope you all have had a fantastic summer break. We all know that classes are starting just around the corner, but we have something to celebrate. No…not school, but EID!

Please join us and the Felicity Foundation as we enjoy Eid Festivities on September 12th from 6:30 to 9:30 PM in the Anderson Room of the Michigan Union. Most importantly, food will be provided. All the information can be found on the flier posted below.

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Hope to see you all there inshaAllah!