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Awesome Group of Muslim Girls Make Faith-Friendly B-Ball Uniforms

These middle schoolers stay true to their religion, and their team, with their own custom line of basketball gear.

Say what you will, but middle-school basketball is no joke. Out at the Cedar Riverside Community Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a group of Muslim girls on a basketball team took their game very seriously—as well as their faith. But a lot of items they wanted to wear, including a hijab, weren’t part of their traditional basketball uniform. So they took a time out and came up with a strategy: since the uniforms didn’t work for them, they would design their own.

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Food Studies: The Trouble with Land-Grant Universities

150 years ago, the government founded land-grant universities to keep agriculture alive in the U.S. What should they be teaching today?

Food Studies features the voices of volunteer student bloggers from a variety of different food- and agriculture-related programs at universities around the world. Don't miss Claire's first post, in which she explained how a fiction writer from Brooklyn ended up with her hands buried wrist deep in vermicompost at the University of Minnesota.

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Food Studies: Meet Claire, Who Combines Her MFA in Creative Writing with a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture

GOOD's sixth Food Studies blogger is Claire, who's reporting on propane-powered weed torches and baby-plant spaceships from snowy Minnesota.

Food Studies features the voices of volunteer student bloggers from a variety of different food- and agriculture-related programs at universities around the world.

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