Oakland University Student Congress hosts Women in Islam

Oaklandpostonline 8 February 2013
By lillyreid

Oakland University Student Congress hosted Women in Islam Feb. 7 in the Fireside Lounge of the Oakland Center. This event featured several guest speakers and a presentation of some Islamic history. After the speeches, students were invited to participate in a question and answer session with a panel of Islamic students.

The main point of the presentation is to address common misconceptions students might have about women in Islam, according senior Sheeren Syed.

"Misconceptions are so widespread now,” Syed said. "There shouldn’t be a distinction between nationalities.” (continue reading...)