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Hannah Yuh Watkins is an undergraduate Stanford student majoring in Mechanical Engineering. She spent two weeks in Jordan this past summer to continue working with Mawa Modular, a company that builds modular, sustainable housing for refugees in…
-By Suzie Choi October 26, 2022 The Duke Arabic Debate team won First Place at the 3rd US Universities Arabic Debating Championship (USADC) which was held at Stanford University from October 14th to 16th. USADC is an annual competition that…
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Mahmoud Hamdi is a Junior from North New Jersey studying Psychology on the pre-med track. Outside of his classes, he is an active member of the Muslim Student Union, a volunteer at Cardinal Free Clinics (free walk-in clinic for bay area residents…

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Omar ibn Said (1770-1863), a Muslim scholar, was captured in West Africa and…