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The U.S. military should not pull out of Syria

Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

Gage Northcutt

February 5, 2019

"The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated,” Mike Pence said. This poorly-timed statement from the United States Vice President was made just hours after 19 people died in Syria due to a suicide bombing. This horrendous act included the deaths of four Americans. Pence’s statement ...

Study Abroad office reacts to Belgium attacks

Jennifer Gruber, coordinator of the Chico State Study Abroad & International Exchange, hopes that recent attacks in Brussels don't deter students from studying abroad. Photo courtesy of Ad Meskens.

Eric Mcguire

March 27, 2016

The world is in mourning after the two horrific bombings in Brussels that, according to a recent New York Times article, killed approximately 30 people and left more than 230 wounded. The world looks different with the threat of violence looming unpredictably over daily life. “Our thoughts are w...

Brussels attack kills 34 people

An explosion at Zaventem airport killed 11 people tuesday Photo Credit: From Creative commons

George Johnston

March 22, 2016

Two explosions rocked Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday. The first explosion happened around 07:00 GMT at the Zaventem airport, killing 11 people and injuring another 92. An hour later, the second explosion went off at the Maelbeek metro station, leaving 20 dead and 106 injured. President Barack...

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