Skip to main content
News

Muslims ‘love this country,’ grapple with challenges

President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order to temporarily restrict entry to the United States from selected countries has spawned protests, created more fodder for news talk shows, and has many Americans wondering if we are betraying our core values. Paul Hyde of The Greenville News spoke to local Muslims about the order and what it means to them. Furman Politics and International Affairs professor Akan Malici was one of the three Hyde interviewed. Said Malici, “There is a lot of fear and anxiety in the Muslim community, not understanding why this is happening.” But Malici remains positive, saying, “There’s still much hope and faith this great country will find its way again. Much good is coming out of this.”

Last updated .

More in Public Engagement

Mountain lion sightings in S.C.? Experts disagree.

Furman biology professor Travis Perry is among the experts tapped for Andrew Moore's story in the Journal.

Come to campus for the solar eclipse

The university will host a variety of free public events on campus the day of the eclipse, including a guided viewing presentation in 16,000-seat Paladin Stadium.

Riley Institute announces afterschool & expanded learning policy fellows

Sixteen leaders are selected as White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellows who are experts in afterschool and expanded learning.

Can Trump improve his approval rating?

Professor Danielle Vinson is quoted in an article that looks at President Trump's first six months in office.