Mini-mosques for foreign Saudi Muslim students on college campuses across the U.S. via Muslim students seek changes to prayer room – The Scribe – University of Colorado. h/t halal
In order to meet the religious needs and obligations of students, a room in the Kramer Library was converted into an ad hoc prayer space in Spring 2012.
Foreign, Muslim, Saudi students that is.
According to a sign posted outside multipurpose Room 318, located east of the rear staircase on the third floor the library, the space has been converted into “a room for study, meditation, reflection, and prayer.” It is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and each student is limited to 30 minutes.
Efforts to allocate a prayer space for Muslim students to conduct their five mandatory daily prayers were started by student Zaina Abukhdeir.
Abukhdeir, a mathematics and secondary education major, is the chair of the…
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