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Roman Raies, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Brazil Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known as ‘Lula,’ turned himself in to the police on April 7. Supporters urged Da Silva to resist arrest, and some attempted to block his car from leaving a metalworkers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo where he was staying. ...

Syrian War: No end in sight, no one’s keeping watch

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

“Ever since the die-down of the fervor around the use of the chemical weapons … I haven’t followed, and I think most Americans haven’t followed, what’s been going on as closely,” said Jeremy Rinker, visiting assistant professor of peace and conflict studies. “If it’s not on the front...

Syrian chemical weapons issue may resolve peacefully

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

On Sept. 15, the U.S. and Russia agreed on a framework for the removal of chemical weapons in Syria. Global attention surrounded Syria on Aug. 21, when a chemical weapon attack outside Damascus resulted in more than 1,400 casualties. The U.S. accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime...

Guilford community reacts to troubling Syrian situation

Renee Dehart, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

For over two years, the active Syrian government has been at war with opposing rebel forces. Escalating hostility has pushed millions of refugees to flee the country. On Aug. 21 the violence intensified when chemical weapons were unleashed, killing nearly 1,500 people – most of whom were innocent civilians. While...

News in Brief

Rishab Revankar, World and Nation Section Editor

September 6, 2013

Key West, Florida On Sept. 2, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad completed a historic 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad, age 64, became the first swimmer to ever swim the straight without the assistance of a protective cage. Despite vomiting constantly and being harassed by sea creatures, Nyad c...