Washtenaw Community College student Anwar Mawli is from Syria, but he lived as a refugee in Lebanon after the Syrian conflict proved too unsafe for him and his family to stay in the country. He arrived in the United States in June 2017.
While the University of Michigan has the ninth highest endowment of universities in the world, many students say they see an apparent lack of collectivized resources for students of lower socioeconomic status on campus.
Talking on their experiences as queer, practicing members of their respective religions, a panel of speakers Monday night covered discussions about what it means to be an LGBTQ+ person and a person of faith, and considered the harm or ignorance people may face in either community.
In the immediate minutes after the Michigan men’s basketball team claimed its spot in the NCAA Championship game after beating Loyola University Chicago Saturday night, hundreds of University of Michigan students and fans flooded the intersection of South University Avenue and Church Street to ce