#ChopLouisville

This year I went to the last football game of the season. It was the most exciting game of the year; Rutgers had just announced their addition to the Big 10 conference and were playing their rivals-Louisville. This was an insanely important game, and the hype around campus was pretty evident. The tickets were sold…

About Me by Aliyah Aliyah

Assalamualaikum!! My name is Aysha Lakhani and I. Am. Aliyah Aliyah (=O. shocked, no?). I’m not sure why I picked Aliyah as my pen name last year, something about it just spoke to me. It’s not like I secretly wished my name was Aliyah or anything, I think I just liked it because it has…

RU Looking for a Place to Pray?

By: Aliya Aliya Say, “Indeed, the guidance of Allah is the [only] guidance; and we have been commanded to submit to the Lord of the worlds. And to establish prayer and fear Him.” And it is He to whom you will be gathered. – Quran 6:71-72 Livingston Student Center– Top floor, walk straight, passed the…

One Belief, One Ummah

By: Aliya Aliya I was at a halaqa once, and we were just talking about prayer. My friend couldn’t attend so I was recording it on my phone so I could send it to her later and post it to the sister’s Google group. It was a very small group of girls, so we were…

Stuff Just Got Scandalous

By: Aliya Aliya Sitting in Scott Hall listening to your professor ramble on about who knows what. You told yourself this time that you are NOT going to fall asleep in lecture today, you brought back up candy and sugar filled soda to keep yourself awake-it doesn’t even matter if you’re paying attention to or…

First Days

By: Aliya Aliya The first day of school. For a freshman it’s filled with colorful dreams of freedom and a good grade in expos. But for everyone else, it’s the day you could have slept more during break. It’s the day you meet all your new professors and pick classes. But as the weeks pass…

Don’t Worry – This Class Has a Curve

By: Aliya Aliya You have three huge exams that all have to do with your major in one week, plus a paper, and on top of that you have to meet up with some kids for a project (bit off a little more than you could chew this semester, eh?). On top of all of…