Marketing remains largely untapped for Eid Al Fitr

July 29, 2014

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Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Al Fitr Monday — It follows the month of Ramadan, a holy month in which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. For the last week or so, Muslims have been shopping for presents and new outfits for Eid. Rafi-uddin Shikoh, CEO and Managing Director of consulting firm DinarStandard and […]

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Tuition is frozen, but CSU Fullerton students face new campus fees

March 14, 2014

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Cal State Fullerton is proposing to increase campus-based fees by $181 a semester to pay for things like library improvements, athletics and more courses. Some students are upset they’re being asked to pick up the tab. “This seriously affects how many students can even come here to begin with,” said Rocio Prado, a graduate student at […]

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Niche market of travel agencies help Muslims undertake the Hajj

October 12, 2013

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A handful of Southern California travel agencies are helping Muslims take a once-in-a-lifetime spiritual journey — and they’re hoping to make a profit in return. These agencies, large and small, specialize in organizing trips to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, every year — helping local Muslims fulfill one of Islam’s most important requirements: the Hajj, a three-day […]

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Students raise awareness on Syria

August 21, 2013

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After a mortar attack killed at least 10 students at Damascus University, concerned UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton students banded together April 4 to hold a vigil in remembrance of those killed and other victims of the fighting in Syria.

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Council rejects county plan for homeless shelter

June 19, 2013

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The Fullerton City Council voted 3-2 against a Multi-Jurisdictional Agreement, in which the city would partner with the County of Orange to house a county-operated homeless shelter.

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