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Why International Students Matter for Islam
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Servant Thievery
She was dragged mercilessly to the balcony, clutching her...
Men’s Spring/Summer Trends 2013
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Tips on Achieving Success Based on Real Life Experiences
Throughout my short yet experienced career, I have been...
Islamic Nationalism and the Bangladeshi Identity Crisis
The February 2013 Shahbag Protests in Dhaka, Bangladesh have...
2013 Spring Trends; Modest Alternatives
Living in this day and age, in which fashion...
Time to Dig Up That Rosetta Stone…
“I really wish I knew what I was saying.”...
Rethinking Ramadan
It’s that time of the year again; the time...
The Infamous Gap between Islam and Modernity
It is time for Muslims to stop playing catch-up....
Flying From the Nest
Withdrawals. That’s what I’ve been feeling since coming back...
Modern Mind: The Biphasic Sleeping Pattern
In my first article for the Modern Mind column,...
Doughnuts Galore!
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Diaspora Blues
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Conform to the Norm?
What is the norm to the general public? Wearing...
VIPs of Paradise
It was an unusually hot day, and as if...
Why Voting With Your Wallet is a Bad Idea
The concept of people acting in accordance with their...
A Foodie’s Kitchen: Semi-Authentic Enchiladas
Many people label their recipes as “authentic” but how...
Creative Writing: The World is Ending
The world is ending. Sure, it may not be...
Fashion: Back to Basics
Ralph Lauren once said, “Style is very personal. It...
Syria: A Country Fighting for Freedom and Dignity
Syria has been the victim of oppression for forty-two...
Creative Writing: Eternal Promise
I write about the pastures of heaven because I...
Helping Hand’s Worldwide Orphan Aid Fundraising Dinner – a Big Hit in Moreno Valley
A full house was the scene in Moreno Valley...
Plain States Muslims: A Short History of Islam in North Dakota
North Dakota is probably the last place you would...
The Little Things: For Your Consideration
Sometimes, the briefest moments have the potential to endure...
Youth Talk: Why Do We Hate Death?
Sulaiman ibn Abdel Malik, a Khalifah during the Ummayad...
Modern Mind: A Call to Exercise
In the event that I spot a sweatpants-clad uncle...
Dissection: Rakhine Conflict (Part 2)
The state of Rakhine in Myanmar has been attracting...
Creative Writing: Don’t You Remember?
If reincarnation does not exist, these dreams of past...
To The Point: Shaming Women Into (and out of) Hijab
It’s quite ironic that the headscarf that so many...
The Science Corner: Vaccine Trial to Cure Parkinson’s May Shed Light on Detrimental Disease
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A Foodie’s Kitchen: Bread & Cheese
Bread. Butter. Cheese. These simple ingredients can take you...
Opinion Editorial: An Instagram Lifestyle
“Okay, hold up, hold up! I can’t profile pic...
12th Annual MPAC Convention
Despite receiving hate mail and negative feedback, the Muslim...
Youth Talk: My Beloved (Part 2)
Allah (swt) should be our first and foremost best...
Youth Talk: My Beloved (Part 1)
I was standing right next to them, laughing and...
I Got 99 Problems, but Salawaat Ain’t One.
There was a time in the history of the ummah,...
Interview: Mufti Abdullah Nana
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The Science Corner: Sleep – An Effective Way to Prevent Weight Gain
As I enter the spotlessly clean hospital room for...
To The Point: Holding the Lesser Evil Accountable
We have put behind us yet another historic election....
Perception Deception: Facing the Reality
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Short Story: The Secret to Happiness
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Creative Writing: Misguided Thoughts
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Creative Writing: Tear Them Down
Burning bridges is something so many of us are...
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Imagine creating a beautiful clay masterpiece. Rather, don’t imagine creating a...
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For some people, this time of the year produces...
Modern Mind: Why Can’t I Sleep At Night?
It’s 3 A.M. For the third consecutive night, I’m...
Taking A Stance: Aziz Akbari, Young Muslim Candidate Takes A Stand in His Community
Judging from today’s contemporary makeup of the media and...
Opinion Editorial: See That Sign? It Says Halaal!
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Interview: Baba Ali / Ali Ardekani
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Interview: Imam Mustafa Umar
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The Non-Contemporary Present: The Power of History
For many of us, history is simply a series...
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SalaamCal’s mission is to form an interactive relationship with the community and provide a voice for all of its members.

Since the founding of SalaamCal, we have strived to maintain a standard of excellence and professionalism within the effort. Whether it is developing an editorial system or organizing an Open Mic Night, our ultimate goal is to serve the community.

Other than publishing a quality paper, SalaamCal also builds a personal relationship with the community through social projects. Among these projects include homeless feedings, open mic nights, and general get-togethers.

The SalaamCal team are comprised of primarily local individuals. As a youth-driven paper, SalaamCal encourages staff members to kindle their passions through the organization. Whether through print publication or otherwise, SalaamCal consolidates local talents and skills within the effort.

As a community organization, SalaamCal is driven by the readers and participators. Our non-donation policy is an example of our integrity as a communal effort. SalaamCal is brought to you from and for all members of the community.

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