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The purpose of this club is to explore and bring awareness regarding the diverse and common cultures, social trends, traditions and politics of Islamicated regions. These regions include the Middle East, North Africa and Southwest Asia. Hayat seeks to promote awareness and educate students on issues surrounding the indigenous customs of these locations. As such, this club includes the customs and faiths that reflect the complex cultural fabric of these regions including but not limited to Islam, Coptic Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, etc.

Hayat meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the ICC.

2017–18 Executive Board

  • Kartik Shah '19, President
  • Eman Afazal '18, Vice President
  • Syed Ebrahim Bin Najam Shah '18, Treasurer 
  • Nitin Natrajan '20, Treasurer 
  • Arpa Paul '19, Secretary
  • Pralambika Nagar '19, Publicist
  • Urvi Kalra '18, Event Coordinator

Annual Events

  • Diwali Puja (fall)
  • Hayat Week (fall)
  • Ramadan Dinner (fall)
  • Henna Bazaar (spring)
  • Earth Day Holi Celebration (spring)
  • Speaker Series

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