IOC’s 12th Annual Fast-a-Thon

IOC’s 12th Annual Fast-a-Thon

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 [tabs slidertype="left tabs" fx="slide"] [tabcontainer] [tabtext]About[/tabtext] [tabtext]Speaker[/tabtext] [tabtext]Pledge[/tabtext] [tabtext]Donate[/tabtext] [tabtext]Sponsors[/tabtext] [tabtext]Contact Us[/tabtext] [/tabcontainer] [tabcontent] [tab] What is Fast-A-Thon? [one_half]   [/one_half] [one_half_last]In the tradition of fasting, Islam on Campus wants you to fast for an entire day on October 9th. That's right. No food and no water- from sunrise to sunset- all to help the needy. For every person that pledges to fast, IOC will raise money to donate to Islamic Relief USA and Radiant Hands. But don't worry! When the sun sets on October 9th, you are invited to break your fast at a huge international feast in the O'Connell Center- for FREE! You are welcome to dine with us even if you do not pledge to fast. [/one_half_last] Charities: [one_half][/one_half] [one_half_last][/one_half_last] [/tab] [tab] [one_third] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="175"] Yaser…
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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

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Have you ever wondered about happiness in Islam? Or how you can maximize happiness in your life but still be true to your faith? Now is your chance! Brother Majed Mahmoud will be coming to IOC for an enlightened lecture about happiness and how we can attain and amplify it. Food will be provided. Location: ICCG at 6:30 A little about our speaker: Majed was born in Saudi Arabia where he studied the basics of tawheed, fiqh, tafsir, hadith & tajweed for 9 years which was part of the Saudi school curriculum. He immigrated to Canada during high school. He then graduated from the University of Windsor with a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. Afterwards, Majed graduated from Wayne State University with a master degree in Business Administration. During this…
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Being Nice to Each Other

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Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah, Hope you guys are doing well! This is gonna be the first official halaqah of the year, so you don’t want to miss out! Special welcome to all the freshies/transfers! There’s gonna be a super legit talk by our very own Usman Ehsan. For those of you that don’t know Usman, he’s a UF alumnus/IOC legend. Afterwards there’s gonna be some major chillin’ happening. I know what you’re all thinking “is there food?” Yes of course! Wouldn’t be a halaqah without free food! RECAP Location: Grantwood Apartments #121 Speaker: Usman Ehsan Topic: Being nice to each other FREE FOOD AND CHILLING!! RIDES WILL BE ARRANGED. Comment below if you need a ride. No vistor parking needed. The gate code is #1600. You may have to do…
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IOC 1st General Body Meeting

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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="663" class=" "] IOC 1st GBM[/caption] We hope summer and Ramadan have been amazing for you all. It's time to get back to school and get to learning. In order to start semester off just right, our first General Body Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 9th at the Reitz Grand Ballroom Salons D and H. Doors open 6:30. Start the semester off right with us, insha'Allah (God Willing)! For more details visit the Facebook page
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Brothers’ Meet and Greet

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How has the new school term been so far? Hectic? Fun? Join the brothers at Apartment 2203, Gainesville Place Apartments for the Brothers' Meet and Greet. Good food, mafia, X-box and just lots of fun to drain of the toxins accumulated in the first few days of the school year. For more details, get in touch with the brothers' coordinator at bro.coordinator@islamoncampus.com.  
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Dolor

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By Zulkar Khan Several summers ago, a neighboring family friend had a hemorrhagic stroke while late in her pregnancy. Her son was a close friend of mine. I vividly remember one late afternoon, when after dropping off some food at their house, I saw my buddy lying on the sofa. He just stared blankly at the wall; his eyes had run out of tears by then. I had no clue what he was enduring. I just avoided him until school started. A few years later, tragedy struck closer. My dad was hospitalized for jaundice and during one of my hospital visits, the diagnostic team rolled into the room. A physician asked if I was eighteen yet, and when I replied in the affirmative (“barely”), he solemnly told us that my…
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Nothing but Clay

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-By Sumrah Iqbal “A barrier is formed within my mind, The serenity of peace I cannot find. Doubts come together, brick by brick. A wall is formed – my heart is sick. Slowly caution slips away. Slowly I forget I am but clay. A void is formed, Its silence so deep. I begin to shiver – for I cannot weep. But the moment I step outside that door, Suddenly the tears I cannot control. The sight that greets, me humbles me, The beauty of nature, of Allah, I can see. The force of the wind chips away at the wall, The bricks begin to crumble, And they begin to fall. Nature’s music allows me to hear, And the sun allows my sight to clear. Suddenly my heart takes a breathe,…
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