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Give me that Zumba beat!

March 1, 2012

By Elysia Windrum   Music blasts in a room full of energetic bodies. People of different ethnicities, ages and sizes shake their hips and throw about their arms as they follow the instructor in the front of the room. Thi...

Parking woes continue to plague EC students , staff and faculty, with no end in sight

February 20, 2012

By Aamena Ahmed   The beginning of construction on the Qatar Foundation's Central Library last semester is continuing to cause serious shortages of parking spaces on campus---and has resulted in an increase in parking ticke...

Want to be social? Smoke, say EC students

February 15, 2012

By Alanna Alexander   Students in Education City are complaining that too many of their colleagues have begun smoking as a habit, turning it into a social event.     A freshman at Carnegie Mellon University in Qat...

NU-Q seniors will join peers in Evanston for graduation

December 8, 2011

By Marium Saeed   Northwestern University in Qatar's first graduating class will not only be graduating in Qatar but will be flying to the home campus in Evanston to participate in the graduation ceremonies there.   ...

Northwestern University in Qatar breaks ground for new campus building

November 29, 2011

By Zainab Sultan   Northwestern University in Qatar broke ground Tuesday on its new Education City building, which Dean Everette Dennis told the audience of staff, faculty and dignitaries from Northwestern's Evanston campus ...

Syrian expats protest Assad’s regime in Doha

November 27, 2011

By Ismaeel Naar Thousands of Syrian expatriates living in Qatar rallied here Saturday to support the Syrian revolution against the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad, at one point burning his effigy in a mock execution. When the effigy fell from where it was hanging, protesters st...

New dining hall in Education City opens its doors to students, staff and faculty

October 11, 2011

By Benazir Karim     For a modest QR 26, students and staff can get soup, salad, a main course and a dessert as part of the first-ever meal plan offered at Education City's newest dining hall, which officially opened...

Sheikha Moza urges students to create their own journals, paths in Qatar

September 27, 2011

By Sidra Ayub and Benazir Karim     In a wide-ranging and informal meeting with students at Northwestern University in Qatar Tuesday, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser told students to begin creating their own journals here, on...

Students shift African charity efforts to Somalia famine victims

September 27, 2011

By Sidra Ayub     Students in Education City have launched a major effort to support famine victims in the Horn of Africa following the success of the ECUnited4Afrika...

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