International Students Association hosts Eid-Ul-Adha celebration

Laith Musameh, a freshman from Dubai, delivers a presentation on Isalam's Eid-Ul-Adha holiday. | Photo by Nathaniel Welch While Palestinians in Jerusalem clashed with Israeli authorities during Islam's Eid-Ul-Adha holiday, CSU-Pueblo's International Students Association celebrated in harmony with a traditional feast, the inauguration of the CSU-Pueblo Asian Students Association and a memorial for a former student who died earlier this month. One of CISA's missions at CSU-Pueblo is to bring together students from all over the world to aid in multicultural understanding and encourage acceptance of cultural diversity on campus....


Eid-Ul-Adha from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on Vimeo. Story by Sydney McIntyre Eid is a global event celebrated throughout South Asia and the Middle East. M. Talha Qureshi came to CSU-Pueblo from Pakistan, and he shared this piece of his culture Wednesday as students gathered to celebrate the holiday of Eid-ul-Adha. People on this holiday greet each other by saying “Eid Mubarak.” Mubarak means blessed, and this holiday is much similar to the American holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. At this cultural event, Qureshi began with a welcome to all who were...