As you probably know, on August 1 Ramadan begins! Ramadan marks the ninth month of the year (on the Islamic Calendar), during which Muslims all over the world fast between sunrise and sunset.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has an informative (and quick) piece on Ramadan you should take a look at if you would like to learn a bit more about this holy month. Check it out.
Those of you observing Ramadan in Santa Cruz, please check out the “Praying on Campus” page for an up-to-date Ramadan prayer schedule.
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