Monday, March 25, 2019 - 5:45pm
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Monday, March 25, 2019 - 5:44pm
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With last week’s heinous terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the menace of white supremacy has once again reared its ugly head.

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 5:41pm
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The past few weeks have been quite a whirlwind in Middle East geopolitics. On Wednesday, reports from U.S.-backed forces in Iraq and Syria indicated that the Islamic State in the Levant had collapsed. On March 13, the Senate voted to end U.S. military aid to Saudi Arabia in its long, bloody conflict against the Houthi rebellion in Yemen.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 5:17pm
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Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 3:31pm
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The texts that bombarded my phone last Saturday afternoon will remain etched in my mind for the rest of my life. “Run. Hide. Active shoot (sic) on the Diag. RUN.” While I couldn’t comprehend what was happening in that moment, I knew this day would quickly become a day I would never forget.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 3:54pm
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On Friday, March 15, one week ago today, I participated in the Washtenaw County Climate Strike, one of more than 2,000 global climate strikes across more than 125 countries with an estimated 1.4 million people.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 3:33pm
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The deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques that massacred more than 50 people is a gruesome reminder that far-right terrorism is a rising threat.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 2:30pm
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This past Saturday, there was a false alarm during which University of Michigan students were alerted about an active shooter situation in Mason Hall, leaving them confused, fearful and traumatized. This occurred at the same time as a vigil on the Diag for the victims of the recent attacks on two New Zealand mosques, where more than 50 people were killed.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 2:28pm
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By 4 p.m., more than 200 of us arrived at the University of Michigan Diag for a vigil to mourn the lives of those lost in New Zealand, organized by the Islamophobia Working Group.

At about 4:35 p.m., 20 terrified people called 911 from Mason Hall, reporting the sound of gunshots.

At 4:43 p.m., I sent my loved ones a text message that read, “I’m okay I love you."

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:37pm

On Saturday, students at the University of Michigan were forced to deal with crisis. Though it ended up being a false alarm, many members of our campus community were nonetheless affected — particularly members of the Muslim community, which was in the midst of vigil for those killed in the shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand by a white supremacist when the false reports of a shooter began to surface. We want to hear from anyone who felt impacted by Saturday’s events.