The Paisano

MSA reaches out to combat Islamophobia

Photo courtesy of Omar Akram, MSA

Tania Siddiqi

September 28, 2016

“I try not to wear Muslim Student Association t-shirts in public because I don’t want someone to single me out, which has happened to me before,” said Omar Akram, a UTSA student majoring in biology. Quantifying “Islamophobia” is a tall order. The FBI’s 2014 uniform crime report found 1,140 instances...