All we want is to feel equal, to be accepted and to be heard. But when the media ignores several Muslims who have been murdered in the same month and calls the incidents “random” then how can we feel like we actually belong?
It seems almost counterproductive to prevent a long-term couple practicing monogamous, safe sex from seeing each other, while residents have the option to engage in meaningless sex right under Fordham’s nose.
On Tuesday, April 8, Brandeis University made the decision to rescind their offer of an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, apparently at the urging of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). In taking such a drastic measure, Brandeis bowed to the pressure of an organization that is known for silencing those who speak out against Islam—even in those situations where it is merited—and Ali was unrightfully deprived of a well-earned honor.