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Mostar Minaret

This is the Koskin-Mehmed Pasha’s Mosque in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina. It is located along the beautiful Neretva River in the historic and picturesque downtown area, not far from the Stari Most Bridge.

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New Campus Housing Policy Raises Questions For Upperclassmen

BY Krista Byrd and Bianca Lopez

Beginning in Fall 2016, priority for on-campus housing will shift from upperclassmen to underclassmen. Current residential students will be eligible to participate in the housing selection process which will be weighted by the number of fall or spring terms they have lived on campus at UT. 524 more words


About Those Sheep...

A few people were understandably intrigued about yesterday’s rather cryptic blog snippet, “men in truck with sheep (dowry)”. So here is the story.

The road between Casablanca (on the coast) and Chefchouen (to the north, in the Rif mountains) is pretty cleanly bisected by the town of Souk el Arba, which, were it relocated about 5000 miles to the west, would be called “Tijuana”. 597 more words


An Initiation to Africa in Rabat

“‘Cause this is Africa,” I hummed as I walked through customs at the airport in Rabat. One of the benefits of budget airlines is that you don’t always fly into the city you want to. 293 more words



I love hearing the adhaan…but only in melodious tones, I must admit. I am often slightly peeved when I hear an off-key call to prayer but hastily remind myself that the muadhin (caller to prayer) is fulfilling one of the most important duties in the mosque. 418 more words

Matters Of The Deen