Students celebrate Eid-ul-Adha: Event aims to spread understanding

By PRANAV ARORA

Staff Writer

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On Oct. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m., Project Nur, Allegheny’s Islamic Awareness group, put on a vibrant celebration of Eid- ul- Adha . Eid-ul- Adha is the Islamic festival of sacrifice, celebrated around the world. Project Nur’s PR Chair, Sunniya Nadeem explained the purpose of the event.

“We Muslims felt that Allegheny lacked awareness and understanding of our culture. We wanted to try and promote a better understanding paint a better picture. We wanted to do something unique and spread diversity,” Nadeem said.

 

PHOTO BY CHAPLAIN JANE ELLEN NICKEL, DEPARTMENT OF SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS LIFE From left to right: Haley Lynch, ‘15, Norreen Chatta, ‘15, Mikaela pope, ‘16, Sunniya Nadeem, ‘16, and Kristen Oravec, ‘16, pause for a picture during Wednesday’s Eid-ul-Adha celebration in the Campus Center.
PHOTO BY CHAPLAIN JANE ELLEN NICKEL, DEPARTMENT OF SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS LIFE
From left to right: Haley Lynch, ‘15, Norreen Chatta, ‘15, Mikaela pope, ‘16, Sunniya Nadeem, ‘16, and Kristen Oravec, ‘16, pause for a picture during Wednesday’s Eid-ul-Adha celebration in the Campus Center.