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Time for tea and some rest before tomorrow's 8AM class! Thank you all for joining me on my #TakeoverTuesday! Senior year here I come! PC: Sandy Alkoutami '18 #TakeoverTuesday
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August 23, 2017
Today we fulfilled my dreams of re-creating The Breakfast Club movie poster. We tried. Chapel Hill, don't you forget about me. Love running into Eric Lee '18, David Doochin '18, and Claire Drysdale '18 around campus! PC: a friendly student in the Pit #TakeoverTuesday
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My housemates and I moved our last piece of furniture into our new home today! Excited to spend the next 8 months in this yellow 🏡. PC: Sandy Alkoutami '18. #TakeoverTuesday
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We love Check Day (and the cookies aren't so bad either)! Headed back to the Foundation to start off the year with other scholars and staff. As the #millennials we are, Cam and I HAD to sneak in a mirror #selfie. PC: Sandy Alkoutami '18 #TakeoverTuesday
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Taking some time to work on my thesis before meeting with my advisor tomorrow! This year I'm writing a thesis in Public Policy about the effect of opposition fragmentation on civil war termination. Thanks to the Discovery Fund, I was able to travel to Paris, France and interview Syrian intellectuals about the decentralization of the Syrian resistance. I'm looking forward to including what I collected in my thesis! PC: Sandy Alkoutami '18 #TakeoverTuesday
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I love to spend time at the Morehead Foundation between my classes! Today I had the pleasure of meeting two new faces. Lucas Risinger is a first-year scholar, and Lorelle Babwah is our new scholar advisor! In the words of Andre: "The fourth person in this picture is Andre and he's amazing and we love him." Can't disagree! PC: THE Chuck Lovelace #TakeoverTuesday
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The Old Well is certainly glowing this FDOC! Hello everyone-- my name is Sandy Alkoutami and I am a senior studying Public Policy and Economics with a minor in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. I am thrilled to show you around my last fall FDOC! *cue the tears* PC: Sandy Alkoutami '18 #TakeoverTuesday
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