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Group Name: Avicenna: Stanford Journal on Muslim Affairs

(ANASTASIA YEE/The Stanford Daily)

Category: Academic publication

Founded: Constitution approved Oct. 3, 2010

Factoids: Biannual. Plans to accept submissions from students across campus

Purpose: “We’re trying to create a platform to learn about Islam–for ourselves as Muslims and also for the larger campus,” said Sahar Khan ‘13, a founder. “It is a student-issues think-tank that will explore issues in Islam and the Muslim world and facilitate a more nuanced comprehension of Islam from legal, cultural, political and spiritual perspectives.”

— Kathleen Chaykowski

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