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CSUN students share how the travel ban has affected them

CSUN students share how the travel ban has affected them

Nathan Hickling

February 17, 2017

When something becomes as controversial as the recent travel ban, targeted towards seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, it's difficult to remember exactly where the idea began and where the rhetoric took over. When President Donald Trump issued the executive order last month barring travel from Iran, Iraq, Lib...

ICYMI: ISIS and the issue of free speech

ICYMI: ISIS and the issue of free speech

Ryan Mancini

May 5, 2015

Given the now periodic headlines that instill disgust and anger, ignoring the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is not an option. The recent video released Oct. 4 (Oct. 3 in the US) shows captive Alan Henning, wearing Guantanamo-esque orange clothes. The British aid worker is kneeled bes...

Send planes, not people, to Iraq

Send planes, not people, to Iraq

Ryan Mancini

August 28, 2014

From a distance, the more fresh disasters seen in Iraq would make any reasonable person’s jaw drop. Let’s acknowledge that the United States’ unspeakable actions in 2003 had inevitably led to a conquest of Iraq at the hands of a jihadi network, taking advantage of a weak government there. So far...

Looking back on Iraq

Benjamin Andrews

March 19, 2013

On the ten year anniversary of the start of the Iraq war our nation remembers with mixed emotions. Some mourn the war as an unnecessary and hostile invasion while others have no regrets about removing Saddam Hussein's regime. #Iraq is trending today on twitter and everyone has an opinion. [Vi...

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