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Rapper sheds light on decolonization

 Mona Haydar speaks in front of an assembled crowd, Nov. 4. Haydar was invited to speak by the Muslim Student Association.

Sophia Venturo, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

A woman with bright brown eyes, electric pink lipstick and a white hijab made her way through rows of chairs, smiling widely. Around 6 p.m. Nov. 4, the president of the Mulim Student Association, sophomore Lena Ginawi, handed Mona Haydar the microphone. A Syrian American artist from Flint, Mic...

Muslim Student Association secures funding to bring rapper, poet, activist to UVM

Sophomore Lena Ginawi, the president of the Muslim Student Association, helped secure funding to bring activist Mona Haydar to campus.

Lilly Page, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The Muslim Student Association successfully secured more than $3,000 to fund an event with a Muslim American poet and activist, at the Oct. 22 SGA meeting. The activist, Mona Haydar, will be at Fleming Museum Nov. 4 to discuss her work and how she ties art and activism together. In the SGA meeting,...

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