The Shield

No more ‘red lines’

No more ‘red lines’

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager April 11, 2018

After the Arab Spring gripped a majority of the middle east in 2010, countries in the so-called “hot bed” of the world began seeing their own crisis unfold, domestically and internationally. A...

Ellen Small Billard, co-founder and director of “Road to Mafraq,” talked about Syrian refugees during “Wings for Dreams: The human face behind the Syrian refugee crisis.” 6 p.m. Monday.

Saving Syria

Megan Thorne, Features Editor November 6, 2015

Ellen Small Billard knew from age 11 that she wanted to help the Middle East. After following the war in Syria in the news, she knew it was her time to help. Billard, an alumna, brought attention to...

Syrian refugees share their stories

Megan Thorne November 1, 2015

The Civil War in Syria left 250,000 people dead and more than four million as refugees, risking their lives every day. “Wings for Dreams: The human face behind the Syrian refugee crisis”  will...

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