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 bloody war that seems to have been lost from the headlines in recent years is continuing to unfold a...

Saving Syria

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 the situation in Syria Monday during “Wings for Dreams: The human face behind the Syrian refugee cris...

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 give these people a chance to share their stories at 6 p.m. Monday in Carter hall. The event is hosted...

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Syrian refugees