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Finals Advice From Professors

As finals are quickly approaching, I would like to draw your attention to the newest bulletin board in our hallway. It features advice from professors across our campus. I hope these tips help you to make the most of this coming finals week, good luck 1 West. 17

Faculty Film Series

Hey friends,

I hope those of you who were able to come with me to the International Film Festival that was sponsored by the university in conjunction with Avalon Cinema. I personally really liked the movie we went to “May Allah Bless France”. It was very interesting to see the way Regis was able to turn away from a life of crime using French Literature and Sufi Islam. I also found that Dr. Wraugh had a lot of good points during the discussion following the movie.

Is Islam (In)Consistent with Democracy

Hey friends,

Thank you to all of you who came to the faculty forum titled Is Islam (In)Consistent with Democracy? it was a wonderful talk given by Dr Shar Sappleton about Senegal, which is a democratic country that has a population that is primarily Muslim. She talked about how democratic societies can function and thrive when most of the population practices the Muslim faith.