Hope everyone is recovering well from this hectic week of swimming through Commonwealth Rivers and late night homework cramming! Here are some updates about what’s happening around Boston!
1. East Zone Conference is coming to Boston!! This is an event you do not want to miss! All conferences will be held in the Boston Marriot Cambridge from April 1st to April 3rd. For more details check out http://www.msanational.org/ezusa/ezusa-conference.
2. ISBU is going to be hosting Islamic Awareness Week from March 21nd to March 25th!! Get ready for some awesome events!
A little preview: BU’s own Professer Prothero will be opening up IAW with a lecture on Islamophobia the Monday right after break. Tuesday will be the student panel for questions, discussions, debates, and plenty of conversation! Wednesday we will be showing an Islamic-related documentary. Thursday all Muslims on campus are invited to meet outside Marsh Chapel where we will pray Maghrib together for our entire campus to see! And finally BU’s IAW will close with a bang with the Poetic Visions concert! Make sure to mark this week on your calendar because if you are not here you will be missing out on epic-ness!
3. ISBU is hosting weekly Halaqaat every Sunday in the Musullah between 12:30 to 1:30pm. This is a great way to spend your lazy Sunday afternoons with some great educational conversations!
4. Brazilian Association Fundraiser- Help Rio Flood Victims
Many of you may have heard about the mudslides that devastated Rio de Janeiro this past January. As the representatives of the Brazilian community at Boston University, the BU Brazilian Association has decided to hold a fundraiser/clothing drive to help out the victims of this disaster, many who have nothing left but the clothes on their backs.The fundraiser will be held Tuesday February 8th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the BU Academy Room in the GSU. They will be accepting towels, clothes, blankets and money.
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Jazaak Allahu Khairan,