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Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor

December 3, 2019

Russia Oleg Sokolov, a specialist in French history, famous historical reenactor and professor at the University of St. Petersburg, was pulled out of the Moika River on Saturday, Nov. 9, and investigated as the main suspect for the murder of Anastasia Yeshchenko, one of his students. Her dismembered body w...

Explosives used during large protest

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Beginning on Friday, March 30, Palestinian Gaza residents began what they named the “Great March of Return.” Thousands of protestors chanted and pitched tents merely meters away from the electrical fence keeping them out of their ancestral homeland, Israel. They planned to sit there, in a flimsily...

Jordanian women face violence, misogyny

Jordanian women face violence, misogyny

Valeria Sosa, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

The Multicultural Resource Center buzzed with conversation. Then, as Associate Professor of English Diya Abdo arose, silenced enveloped the audience of students and faculty. A few latecomers filed into the crowded room and found their seats on the floor. Abdo and Jorge Zeballos, director of diversity...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

February 15, 2013

Nablus, West Bank, Palestine Women in the West Bank have been receiving sperm in mysterious ways from their incarcerated husbands serving time for terrorism convictions. The illegally smuggled sperm can stay viable for up to 48 hours in any container if kept at room temperature, and is being used b...

International sanctions increase pressure on Syria

Keyla Beebe, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

In March 2011, the people of Syria began peacefully protesting President Bashar Al-Assad’s brutal and oppressive rule. Ten months, 5,000 dead civilians and over 14,000 detainees later, the people of Syria are still uprising against Assad’s regime. The protests were met with force by Assad and...