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MAGDALENO MORA, Yale student studying Psychology.

Major: Psychology

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am from Escondido, CA, a suburb of San Diego. My family is of Mexican descent and I grew up speaking Spanish at home. I am a member of the Yale Class of 2017. I plan to major in Psychology while fulfilling the pre-medical requirements to become a neurologist one day.

Past Classes

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S1145: Arabic Etymology in the Spanish Language in Sprout Summer 2014 (Jul. 12 - Aug. 02, 2014)
Although Spanish is a Romance language, Spain's proximity to Northern Africa and the historic presence of Moorish people on the Iberian Peninsula resulted in the adoption of Arabic words and phrases. In this course, we will look at some common Spanish (and Latin American) words, phrases, and place names of Arabic origin and their original meanings.