College Reaches Out to Muslims

On Jan. 27. President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa for 90 days. President Trump also banned Syrian refugees indefinitely and has suspended the entire US refugee program for 120 days. Although some saw this as a way of prevention and a proactive way to secure the United States from different … Continue reading College Reaches Out to Muslims

Broadway Businesses Stand With Muslim Community

Signs of Solidarity on Shop Windows Several off-campus businesses are fostering a sense of unity with the Muslim population of Riverdale as clear as their storefront windows. These stores, often frequented by Manhattan College students, have placed paper signs on their façades which read, “EVERYONE IS WELCOME HERE.” The black and white flyers feature an image of a smiling woman wearing a hijab, an example … Continue reading Broadway Businesses Stand With Muslim Community

Students React to Recent Executive Order

Just one week after President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration, people from around the nation have started a movement to ensure that their voices are heard – Manhattan College students included. Students of the college community have been speaking out in a civil manner on the effects of the executive order and the impact it can have on the nation and the … Continue reading Students React to Recent Executive Order