Omar Abdel-Baqui is majoring in journalism and is a member of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity at WSU. He has worked as an apprentice, freelance writer and news intern for the Detroit Free Press, covering local news in and around the city of Detroit. Abdel-Baqui's work has been featured in USA TODAY, the Detroit Free Press, the Latino Press and other minority papers in metro Detroit.

Abdel-Baqui can be reached at gg6739@wayne.edu. Follow him on Twitter @omarabdelb

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