• Fatima Alwan

    Fatima Alwan

    Class of 2012
    Hermantown, MN
    Biochemistry and Biology

    Fatima's Bio:
    I’m a junior majoring in Biochemistry and Biology. I love being involved on campus. Our community is welcoming and full of opportunities for everyone. I’m the co-president of our school’s Amnesty International chapter, and the Editor in Chief of The Cable, the school newspaper. I tutor and mentor through Student Support Services. I am also a Chemistry lab and Dignitas teaching assistant. I’m very passionate about human rights and never afraid to be myself. I find that I am able to freely express myself through the activities I’m involved in.

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

  • Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

Brother Ali concert at CSS a success!

The CSS chapter of Amnesty International hosted Brother Ali on February 17. After months of hard work and preparation, we sold over 540 tickets to the show, raising about $7,000 for charity!

Everyone at the show seemed to really enjoy it. Brother Ali has a huge following, especially in this area, and Amnesty was super excited to bring this genre of music (Hip Hop) to CSS when it is largely overlooked here.

Some students that hadn’t heard of Brother Ali were convinced to buy a ticket and take a risk. I’ve heard feedback from many of them, and it’s all been positive! Even multiple faculty members attended the show!

I am so impressed by all the hard work our little student group put into this concert and how successful it really was. We have a lot of new members to Amnesty this year, and I was happy we were able to put on something so great together and that they could realize all our dedication.

The charity we decided to donate to is the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, which is a  non-political, non-profit organization that was established in 1991 by concerned people in the U.S. to address the medical and humanitarian crisis facing Palestinian youths in the Middle East. It has since expanded to help suffering children from other Middle Eastern nations like Iraq, based only on their medical needs. The PCRF boasts that $1,000 in donation money is turned into approximately $53,000 worth of medical services. CSS Amnesty is so thankful for this oppportunity to assist a wonderful organization like the PCRF and actually make tangible progress in helping others.

Overall, the Brother Ali concert was an astounding success, and I am so proud and thankful for the students in our group.

 

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