Syrian Arab Republic Unravelled

Syrian Arab Republic Unravelled

The Syrian Arab Republic, or Syria, is a part of Middle East. According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it borders the Mediterranean Sea and is located between Turkey and Lebanon, sprawling a total land area of 185,180 square kilometers, which is slightly more than 1.5 times the size of Pennsylvania. The Middle Eastern nation, which sustains […]

Ramadan Is an Excellent Time to Reflect

Ramadan Is an Excellent Time to Reflect

Every year, by the Islamic lunar calendar, over a billion Muslims around the globe put themselves through a month-long journey of fasting. It is a journey because it is not just about avoiding food while the sun is out, it is a process of taking in the demands the world puts on the human body and […]

Flight Attendant Treatment of Muslim Passenger Illustrates Tolerance Need

Flight Attendant Treatment of Muslim Passenger Illustrates Tolerance Need

Many employees and students roll their eyes at the idea of attending yet another diversity training program. However, a recent incident involving a Muslim passenger receiving disrespectful treatment from a flight attendant and others like it illustrates the need for more tolerance training, or at least greater awareness of reasons for religious accommodations. Diversity programs […]

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