Washington- A Columbia University professor was attacked on Saturday evening in an alleged hate crime. According to the Huffington Post, the assailants targeted Dr. Prabhjot Singh under the pretense of discrimination against Muslims and because he wears a turban and has a beard; however, Dr. Singh is Sikh.

Nadia Elboubkri is a graduate of Temple University where she holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a focus on Middle Eastern studies and political economy.