(Siraj Sindhu)– In my last essay, I argued that the demand that Muslims living in the West must denounce extremism and defend “real” Islam presupposes diffuse moral responsibility and guilt … Continue reading
(Siraj Sindhu)– Recent events have re-ignited the flames of hatred and opposition between Muslims and non-Muslims living in the West. The effects of this tension on Muslims was displayed in … Continue reading
(Siraj Sindhu)– On Monday, UAE police found an American kindergarten teacher named Ibolya Ryan stabbed to death in a mall bathroom in the UAE. Closed-circuit camera caught the murderer fleeing … Continue reading
Do Liberal Amherst Students Have a Responsibility to Pay Far-Right Conservatives To Speak On Campus?
(Siraj Sindhu)– Many individual students and groups of students approach the AAS to request large sums of money from the communal Student Activities Fund to pay speakers to come to … Continue reading
(Siraj Sindhu and Fawzi Itani)– Over the past three semesters, the Amherst social scene has become a testing ground for a slew of new initiatives and programs. We’ve seen it … Continue reading
(Siraj Sindhu)– I spend an inordinate amount of time gripped with anxiety regarding my social position at Amherst College. I lay awake at night wondering what other people think about … Continue reading