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A closer look at U.S. deaths due to COVID-19

COURTESY OF CHRIS H. PARK
Although the University continues to plan for in-person spring classes, some students doubt a hybrid semester will actually happen.Editor’s Note: After The News-Letter published this article on Nov. 22, it was brought to our attention that our coverage of Genevieve Briand’s presentation “COVID-19 Deaths: A Look at U.S. Data” has been used to support dangerous inaccuracies that minimize the impact of the pandemic. We decided on Nov. 26 to retract this article to stop the spread of misinformation, as we noted on social media. However, it is our responsibility as journalists to provide a historical record. We have chosen to take down the article from our website, but it is available here as more: jhunewsletter

The British Museum Offers a Revelatory New Look at Islam and Art

A new gallery of Islamic arts at the British Museum broadly explores the cultural impact of Islam on everyday life through art and material objects from the many lands and societies the religion has affected across continents and centuries.
With innovative curatorial direction and displays, the new Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World brings together objects from the museum’s collection dating from the seventh century to the present day, and originating from Nigeria to Indonesia….more:  al-fanarmedia

You don’t need to look much further than the Quran for proof that Islam is a peaceful religion

A man reads the QuranHere are the reasons why the Quran doesn’t support the actions of terrorist groups both in the reasons for waging war and what it is appropriate to do when there is defensive justification for war.

 To be frank, God does give conditional permission for Muslims to wage war; however there are strict guidelines for this which jihadists do not adhere to…more:  .independent

The Independent: You don’t need to look much further than the Quran for proof that Islam is a peaceful religion


“Here are the reasons why the Quran doesn’t support the actions of terrorist groups both in the reasons for waging war and what it is appropriate to do when there is defensive justification for war.
To be frank, God does give conditional permission for Muslims to wage war; however there are strict guidelines for this which jihadists do not adhere to…. more .independent

Imagine a ban on Muslims: What would United States look like?

Architectural achievements in skyscrapers

Can you imagine a Chicago skyline without the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower or the John Hancock Center? These are just The Willis Tower in Chicago, formerly the Sears Tower and once the tallest building in the world, was designed by Fazlur Rahman Khan.two of the buildings designed by the late Fazlur Rahman Khan. Considered a visionary in his field, his designs changed the way high-rise structures were built.

Khan’s design for the Sears Tower (110 stories) made it the world’s tallest building until 1996.

He was born in 1929 in what is today Bangladesh and came to the United States for the first time on a Fulbright Scholarship…more:  .cnn.