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“I wouldn’t say [my experience at Emerson] was negative, but it was lonely,” DeBruyn said. “There really wasn’t any forum where Muslim kids could meet.”
“I felt like I stood out a lot. I came here as a film major, and I am very aware the lack of diversity within the film world,” El-Mohandess said. “It was nice to know there were other Muslims [at Emerson] too.”
“We want to serve as a collective in the sense that we’re more encompassing than just a platform for the school, which we do exist in and within, but we want to open it up to Boston and beyond,” Barber said.
This semester Farrell is teaching classes on digital journalism and photojournalism. He said he plans to teach documentary photography in the spring.