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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...

Sound from across the sea: Syrian musicians play Wings for Dreams

Sound from across the sea: Syrian musicians play Wings for Dreams

Abigail Suddarth

November 5, 2015

Dena El Saffar and Tim Moore want to touch people’s lives through music. The married couple of 18 years make up the Arabic band Salaam, which performed at the Wings for Dreams at 6 p.m. Monday  in Carter Hall. The event raised money to help the Syrian refugees receive an education. “All the tim...

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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