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Thursday December 2nd

Student Groups And Organizations


Seder addresses Israeli-Palestinian con?icts

About 20 students came together to celebrate Passover seder at a table that stretched the width of the Campus Y Faculty Lounge Tuesday night. The ritual Jewish dinner was organized by a group of students that seeks to promote dialogue about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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From right, Bushra Farooqui, a senior, and Umber Siddiqui, a freshman, are members of Sangam and the Muslim Student Association

Students fast to raise money

About 300 people on campus didn’t eat or drink between 5:22 a.m. and 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, avoiding water fountains and enduring growling stomachs. Whether Muslim or just interested in the annual monthlong holiday, participants in the Fast-A-Thon fundraiser abstained from food and drink to appreciate the plight of the hungry and poor while improving their inner spirituality. The event, inspired by the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, was sponsored by the Muslim Students Association.

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