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Monday April 12th

Chapel Hill Shooting

Photo courtesy of MSA President Hamza Baloch

Muslim Students Association receives hate mail

When Amira Mustafa, the UNC Muslim Students Association (MSA) community service chairperson, saw the contents of an envelope addressed to the MSA on Sept. 18, she wasn't fazed. Inside the envelope was a collection of small comic booklets espousing several negative stereotypes about Muslims. Mustafa said that in a way, this is something to be expected. But still, the specific ignorance caught her off guard. “People have a hard time accepting that Muslims can be American, too, and that a lot of us are, in fact, American," Mustafa said.

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Hundreds of mourners came to the Three Winners vigil to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Chapel Hill shootings on Wednesday.

NC State remembers fallen students

Hundreds of people braved 30-degree weather Wednesday night to commemorate the tragic deaths of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha at the Talley Student Union at N.C. State University in a vigil titled the “Day of Light.”

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A candlelight vigil in the Pit remembered Deah Shaddy Barakat, Tusor Mohammed Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammed Abu-Salha on Wednesday.

Remembering Our Three Winners

“They wouldn’t look at anyone differently no matter their race. They treated everyone the same. That’s the message. To spread love and awareness about how we’re all the same no matter where we’re from. They were just so kind, generous, and philanthropic, and optimistic,” said Lina Chaarawi, the cousin of Razan and Yusor Abu-Salha.

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