The Daily Q

Students watch U.S. Election amid pizza, chocolates and…sleeping bags at Georgetown

November 8, 2012

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By Silma Suba     Pizza boxes, chocolates and lots of coffee mugs were scattered everywhere as approximately 40 students and staff from all over Education City spent the night camped out in the student lounge in ...

Students complain about dorm conditions

November 7, 2012

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By Silma Suba     Pest problems. Unclean apartments. Uncooperative staff. Stolen items.   Students living in the residence halls have a seemingly endless list of complaints.   The QF Residence Halls are adequately staffed with security persons, maintenance ...

Students ask for more minors, but small enrollment hinders NU-Q efforts

November 7, 2012

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By Aamena Ahmed     Northwestern University in Qatar students have pushed for implementing more minors into the school curriculum, but administrators say that is difficult due to a small student body and space constraints.   Setting up a minor means relationship bui...

International students in Qatar find alternate ways to spend Eid holidays

October 28, 2012

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By Razane Cherk       While most of us indulge in food, travel around, and rejoice with friends and family during the Eid Al Adha break, some international students are forced to think up fun, non-traditional ways to enjoy their holidays in Qatar, miles away from their families....

NU-Q students voice concerns, frustrations at open meeting with dean, student affairs

October 23, 2012

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By Sidra Ayub     NU-Q students, staff and administration officials attended an open meeting this Monday to address the problems and issues students have been facing recently.   The key thing is to build a...

Qatari females “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

October 20, 2012

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By Yara Darwish     For some reason, Qatari females have been literally Keeping Up With The Kardashians...

Lecture at CMUQ highlights the importance of first ten days of Zhul-Hijjah

October 19, 2012

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By Aamena Ahmed     Improve and strengthen your knowledge in the first 10 days of Zhul-Hijjah, the month of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, an Islamic scholar yesterday urged female students at the newly established Shabab Education City Female club's first event of the year. &...

NU-Q kicks off its first women’s soccer team

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

By Ralph Martins     There's a new pack of Wildcats at NU-Q.   This semester, soccer enthusiasts Maha Al-Ansari and Dana Al-Mesnad kicked off the first ever Northwestern University in Qatar's female soccer ...

Students angry that “study room” closed

October 17, 2012

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By Qingjia Jiang     NU-Q students are concerned and frustrated, as NU-Q Student Affairs has limited their access to the “study room...

CMUQ’s The Apprentice

October 10, 2012

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By Sidra Ayub     The food court in CMU-Q was busier than usual Wednesday as five groups of students teamed up to compete against each other in a business competition called The Apprentice.   The three-day ...

NU-Q Class of 2016 most competitive, most involved class ever

October 9, 2012

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By Sidra Ayub     One month down, and the freshman Class of 2016 have already outnumbered the upperclassmen in attendance at student meetings and events, according to the department of student affairs.   ...

SPJ Qatar makes its first international appearance

October 4, 2012

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By Sidra Ayub     In a first, two NU-Q students represented the Society of Professional Journalists in Qatar (SPJ-Q) at the Excellence in Journalism Conference this year in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   Penny Y...

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