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Professor Nova Robinson speaking to the students about the global impacts of the Syrian Crisis

Syria Panel: An Insight Into the Current Crisis

November 7, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences held a panel on Oct. 29, inside the Wyckoff auditorium where two Seattle University professors,...

An Analysis of Recent Missile Strikes against Syria

Rania Kaur, Author

April 25, 2018

The United States government, along with the United Kingdom and France, launched missile strikes at Syria last Saturday, April 14. Though the Syrian Civil War has been going on for seven years, this is the second time that the U.S. has intervened in Syria. The goal of these strikes was to “deter the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons capability and...

Week in Review- April 18, 2018

Hunter Uechi, Author

April 19, 2018

COMEY LIVES UP TO TRUMP’S TWEETS — Before former FBI director James Comey’s interview with ABC News aired on April 15, President Trump tweeted about his experience with Comey. Trump referred to Comey as a liar, a “slippery” man and a “slimeball” and named him the “Worst FBI Director in history.” During Trump’s morning tweets, he r...

Week in Review- April 11

Sofía Muro-Wells, Managing Editor

April 15, 2018

Over 70 Syrians Dead in Chemical Attack in Douma— Hundreds of Syrian civilians exhibited symptoms of exposure to toxic chemicals and medical workers have reported that over 70 have died of suffocation in a suspected chemical attack on April 8 in the rebel-held town of Douma. Rescuers and aid groups say that the attack was executed by S...

Week in Review: March 7th

Sarah Haghi, Author

March 7, 2018

Attempts at Ceasefire in Syria Fall Short— Last week, the United Nations Security Council made the decision to have a 30-day cease fire on Syria, specifically the suburb Eastern Ghouta of the capital city Damascus. Celebrations of this seemingly unanimous decision were short- lived, as the region continued to be bombed following the ceas...

Week in Review- February 28th

Sarah Haghi, Author

February 28, 2018

Billy Graham dies at 99— Billy Graham, an evangelical Christian minister, passed away at the age of 99 on Feb. 21. Nicknamed “America’s Pastor,” Graham met with every president since Harry Truman and was a close and trusted adviser to many of them. Graham had especially strong relationships with Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Re...

Week in Review: February 21

Rachel Larson, Author

February 21, 2018

17 Killed in Florida School Shooting— In the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida open fired on the school on Wednesday Feb. 14, leaving 17 students and staff dead. In the wake of the shooting, survivors have used their social media platforms to demand change wh...

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