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Muslim and Catholic students gather in observance

students gazing on giant letter

Second-year English student Hanan Khalid and Omar Zghal, president of the Muslim Students
Association, take in a display celebrating Islam Awareness Week in the CAW Student Centre on Tuesday. The association hopes to counteract negative depictions of the religion, says Zghal. An
event Thursday will relive the revelation of the Qur’an through spoken-word poetry.

students looking up at Rome

Roman Catholic students watch television coverage of the papal conclave, Tuesday in the Campus Ministry student lounge. From left: Barbara Spanjers, Lisa Zappio, Katelyn Sutton and Sara Dumouchelle. Assumption University will continue to screen the coverage until the selection of a successor to retired Pope Benedict XVI.