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Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Rising student population impacts Boston religious centers

Charlie Wolfson

April 18, 2018


Filed under City

Father Philip Dabney moved to Mission Hill well after the tidal wave of college students began sweeping into the neighborhood. Dabney, a priest at the grand Catholic basilica on Tremont Street known locally as the Mission Church, has been living in the Hill for nine years. Though many of the rowhouses th...

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Lian Najami, the first Arab-Israeli woman to receive a Rhodes scholarship, visited Northeastern Hillel Thursday to discuss her perspective on Israel as an Arab, Muslim woman from Haifa, a city in northern Israel. As part of the scholarship, Najami will study exclusivity...

Oxford professor talks Islamophobia at Roxbury mosque

Oxford professor talks Islamophobia at Roxbury mosque

April 5, 2017


Filed under City

By Matt Allen, news correspondent The realities of what a Western Muslim thinker endured throughout his life were thoroughly examined Friday during a lecture titled “Knowledge Trumps Ignorance” at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) in Roxbury Crossing. “Our response to ...

Hundreds form “human wall of compassion” around Roxbury mosque

Hundreds form “human wall of compassion” around Roxbury mosque

February 15, 2017


Filed under City

By Janette Ebbers, news correspondent More than 300 protesters stood in silence on the sidewalk outside Roxbury’s Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) on Sunday during afternoon prayer in solidarity with the Muslim community. Richard Inonog and Andress Bonifacio, the event’s organizers, stated ...

“Disgraced” tackles Islamophobia and racism

“Disgraced” tackles Islamophobia and racism

January 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By Trea Lavery, news correspondent Not many people would ever admit to being proud of the terrorist attacks on September 11. But when those words of pride are uttered, they result in a shocked silence in the audience. In a country plagued by growing Islamophobia and uncertainty regarding the threa...

Northeastern community pushes back on Islamophobia

Northeastern community pushes back on Islamophobia

December 24, 2015


Filed under Campus

By Scotty Schenck, news correspondent  Dozens of people packed into the dimly light Sacred Space at Northeastern University to hear Alex Kern, Center for Spirituality Dialogue and Service (CSDS) director, deliver opening statements for a vigil in the wake of the terrorist attacks on Paris. In his...

Column: Misleading message targets NU

September 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

In the hours, days and weeks after the towers fell 11 years ago, an unusual feeling of unity and kindness prevailed across this country. We weren’t fighting over Florida’s faulty voting machines or pushing and shoving each other through subway turnstiles. We were just Americans trying to make sense...

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