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Student, faculty & staff profiles, in Q&A format.

We frequently interview students, faculty and staff and post brief introductions to campus via the Terrarium. Find out more about your campus community, one profile at a time! A complete collection of "MEET" features can be found below.

 

MEET: Zaid Al-Hadeethi'14

April 11, 2011 at 5:32 pm

 

MEET: Zaid Al-HadeethiName: Zaid Al-Hadeethi'14
Hometown/residence: Baghdad/Beloit.
Major: Undeclared
What are a few of your favorite things? Books, games, friends, family, and sports
What three items go in your desert island backpack? Knife, canteen, and a compass
What’s on your desert island jukebox? Disturbed, Ricky Martin, Avenged Sevenfold, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Linkin’ Park, Mark Anthony, TVXQ (DBSK), Iced Earth, Iron Maiden, Lady Gaga, Nightwish, Apocalyptica, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Cornerstone, Godsmack, Creed, Dragonforce, Stratovarious, Epica, Evanescence, Him, Rachmaninov, Beethoven, Mozart, Sabaton, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and Kamelot.
Favorite meal? Lunch (Especially if it was a traditional Iraqi Qouzi)
What can’t you live without? Passion
Any advice? Always ask, if a day goes by without you learning something, that’s a day wasted.
What do you do in your free time? Play games, read books, hang out with friends, do stupid and irresponsible things, and party.
If you could be reincarnated, what person/thing would you like to be? A Dragoon. (Not Dragon, big difference. Dragoons are warriors that command and rule over dragons. You could call them “dragon knights’)
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? Moses, Jesus, and Mohammed.
What gets you up in the morning? My alarm clock and motivation.
Who are your heroes? Edward the Black Prince, Khalid Bin Al-Walled, Saladin, Lu-Bu, Yukimura Sanada, Hanzo Hattori, My family, The Iron Duke (The Duke of Wellington) Von Richtoffen (the Red Baron) and many everyday people in Iraq.
Which talent would you most like to have? The talent to rule with justice.
Beatles or Stones? Stones
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list? Sky-diving
Proudest moment? Went up against something that I should fail at and I actually came out on top.
If you were auditioning for American Idol, what song would you sing? “After-life” by Avenged Sevenfold
What are you most looking forward to? The rest of my life.