Minza Khan http://kut.org en Over Ramadan, Muslim Austinites Share Halal Food Near Campus http://kut.org/post/over-ramadan-muslim-austinites-share-halal-food-near-campus <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast from dawn to dusk. Austin's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nuecesmosque.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Nueces Mosque</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in West Campus hosts free </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iftar">iftar</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> dinners, a communal feast where Muslims break their day’s fast after sunset. The </span>iftars<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are open to all members of the community, Muslim and non-Muslim alike.</span></p><p>Sabrina Khwaja, a University of Texas senior, said she frequents Nueces Mosque during Ramadan to engage with the local Muslim community. The location makes it easy for her to stop by. When she first heard about Nueces, Khwaja was relieved to find out she no longer had to break her fast alone.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:34:39 +0000 Minza Khan & Syeda Hasan 8455 at http://kut.org Over Ramadan, Muslim Austinites Share Halal Food Near Campus Photos: Inside the University of Texas Mariachi Camp http://kut.org/post/photos-inside-university-texas-mariachi-camp <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F100783911" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:01:00 +0000 Minza Khan 8350 at http://kut.org Photos: Inside the University of Texas Mariachi Camp