Duke sets aside space for interfaith prayer

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Duke sets aside space for interfaith prayer
Hamid, whose parents are from Sudan, found Duke to be a very welcoming campus for Muslims. "I was overwhelmed in a good way," she said. "That was one of the reasons I came to Duke."

DURHAM, N.C. — Like many Duke students, when Yossra Hamid isn’t in class, the senior is most likely studying in Perkins Library. And that has posed a daily quandary for Hamid, a devout Muslim who prays five times daily. Sometimes she walked to the Bryant student center or Duke School of Divinity, where there are rooms…