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‘A different America’

‘A different America’

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under News

Immigration continues to be a topic of debate both at the university and abroad. David Haines, a professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at George Mason University, presented his discussion “Refuge in America” in Carter Hall Wednesday night. The discussion was centralized around Haines...

Reaction and response

Reaction and response

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 9, 2017
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Heidi Gregori-Gahan was in Washington D.C. when the executive order regarding immigration and refugees was announced. The executive order set forth by President Donald Trump halts immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. It also bars Syrian refugees indefinite...

Former students respond to executive order

Former students respond to executive order

Megan Thorne
February 2, 2017
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Sandrita Sanabria believes that Donald Trump does not represent the American people she knows. Sanabria, a former university international student from Paraguay said although she expected Trump to win the presidential election, she was shocked to hear about the executive order. “When you think about...

Empathy not executive orders

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I hate the term alien. Like children with tear-streaked dirty faces are from another planet. I do not understand how Americans can have such a disdain for immigrants, and then turn around and say how sad it is that people in other countries are living through atrocities. You would think the a...

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