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Intervention necessary in Syrian conflict

September 22, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion A wave of revolutions swept across the Middle East and Northern Africa in 2011, earning the name the “Arab Spring” for future history books. While these uprisings were supposed to result in stability and democracy, Syria has been trapped in a brutal civil war for th...

Someone to rely on

Someone to rely on

September 17, 2013

International students have peer mentors they can count on to help adjust to life in America, learn the school system and more   By Amanda Ong It was a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. The sun was shining along with a cool breeze. Two friends gathered and shared a unique relationship tha...

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

April 16, 2013

  Imagine living in a country where you can trace your ancestors back more than 400 years, yet still be declared an enemy and tortured because of your beliefs. Imagine attempting to escape your former home by boat, only to be turned away by nearly every country you attempt to enter. It...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

Stories of survival: remembering the Holocaust

April 11, 2012

As a child, UW-Whitewater senior Noa Lidan caught glimpses of her grandmother’s life as a Jewish teenager during World War II, listening to stories she hesitantly told by memory. Through these stories, Lidan relived her experiences of constant hiding, waking up to the lingering fear of being captured...

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