This week we'll have our next Halaqah given by Mariam Abutaleb (Freshmen represent!) and Ahamed Milhan!
Note: dates, times, locations are different for guys and girls
Tuesday, 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 7:30 PM
Café Bene (700 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801)
InshAllah we'll see you all there! Snacks will be provided iA :)
We're so excited that Spring Camp is just around the corner, and we want to invite you all to our Pep Rally this Wednesday to get everyone pumped. We'll also be handing out more detailed schedules of the weekend, specifically including times volunteer committees are expected to be helping out.
There will be FREE PIZZA as well!!
Can't wait to see you all there :)
The 2nd Golden Turtle Awards (AKA film fest) honoring the best in film of 2015 (everything that is made), will be broadcast live from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 29, by MSA!
Start recording because we're looking for some amazing short films to air this year!
The Golden Turtle winner will be chosen among the participants, so make sure to bring your A-game! We will have three "semi" professional judges on our panel to help with the ceremony. No bribes are accepted.
Submissions are due by Monday, April 27 by 11:59 pm. The videos and questions can be sent to:
Our last year's Golden Turtle Winners "The Dark Knight Rises for Fajar" can be seen here:
"Film is incredibly democratic and accessible, it’s probably the best option if you actually want to change the world, not just re-decorate it"- Banksy
It's time for the UIUC MSA's annual olympics. Get ready to compete alongside your class with the rest of the MSA to prove which class is the best.
Earn some hasanat before heading off to Spring Break! MSA will be volunteering at Wesley Food Pantry on Thursday evening Inshallah. No orientation is required for this session! We need 5 volunteers. Sign up on the google doc. Email Momina at email@example.com if you have any questions
Photcred Abrar Al-Heeti
Salam everyone, after a short break, we're continuing with our Deen & Dinner's this inshAllah! :)
Come out and fill your souls and tummy's with very inspiring talks and discussions given by:
Momina Shaikh for the Girls' Halaqah, Busey-Evans at 7:30PM (TUESDAY)
Aly Taha and Mudassir Ali for the Guys' Halaqah, 105 N. Busey, Apt 302 at 7:30PM (WEDNESDAY)
NOTE: they won't be on the same day this week!
InshAllah we hope to see you all there for another enlightening and beneficial gathering :)
Come help urself to iftar at the masjid after maghreb! Nyros rice and gyros
This is one GBM you don't want to miss!
Aside from Spring Camp talk and updates on coming events we will be taking a vote on the revised constitution!
The document is linked below. Please be sure to take a look at it! In order to take a vote, we need two thirds of the general body present. That means seventy people! Be one of the seventy!
Link to the constitution:
See you all there :)
Hamdillah the Pacers game went amazing this year. It was great to see everyone so happy even after witnessing the Bulls get utterly humiliated.
We'd like to thank Mazen and Sidra for getting the ticket, organizing the rides and drivers and for taking charge of the entire event. It wouldn't have happened without them.
UIUC MSA Presents:
Spring Camp 2015 Basketball Tournament
16 Teams I 1 Champion
April 3rd - 4th
UIUC Activities & Recreation Center (ARC)
UIUC MSA will be hosting its 20th Annual Spring Camp Conference. With Spring Camp also comes the annual Basketball Tournament. In this years basketball tournament, we will be hosting teams from different Universities around the area. As every year, we try to remember that this will bring a sense of unity and brotherhood for everyone playing. Insha’Allah this Tournament, as well as the Spring Camp Conference, will be beneficial to all the participants.
-The basketball tournament will be held on the nights of Friday April 3rd and Saturday April 4th over the weekend of Spring Camp.
-Each team will play 3 seeding games Friday while Saturday will follow a single elimination bracket playoff.
-There will be a max of 16 teams (Muslims only).
-Minimum of 5 players per team.
-There will be Official Certified Referees for each game
More information in regards to registration and pricing will be put up soon so stay tuned!!
See here for info on our Spring Camp conference:
For more information about the tournament, contact:
-Mazen Syed - firstname.lastname@example.org