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The ideological curtain concealing disarmament

It has always been the case that the enemies of the U.S. are whatever the U.S. is not. This has included Tories, Confederates, Catholics,...

Airstrikes? Yes! Refugees? Well …

On Saturday, April 14, President Donald Trump, along with European allies, launched airstrikes targeted toward Syrian scientific research, storage and military posts. This act...

Middle Eastern Student Center’s 2017 M.E. Week celebrates art, cuisine, performance...

A traditional Middle Eastern sobhaneh was a great wake up for Middle Eastern Week By: Evan Ismail, SSW To begin the Middle Eastern Student Center’s (MESC)...

Middle Eastern Student Center brings “Spirit of Syria” to UCR

  During the fifth week of winter quarter, UC Riverside’s Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC) hosted the weeklong event, “The Spirit of Syria.” The week...

Governor Brown in support of admitting refugees

In a recent statement, California Governor Jerry Brown announced that the state will be admitting Syrian refugees on the condition that the White House...

Compassion over fear: let the refugees in

Following the crushing violence perpetrated by the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad against his own people, the country of Syria has descended into a bloody...

Riverside organization hosts peace walk for Syrian refugees

On Sunday morning Sept. 20, around 20 community members gathered to take part in a peace walk held by the newly formed organization, Glocally...

The United States should take action against Syria

People agree that violence usually doesn’t solve a problem. But what happens when talk is not enough to solve it? In some situations, a...

Syria’s damnable decisions: no time to turn a blind eye

Last August, President Barack Obama, wary of the civil unrest in Syria, issued a firm warning to President Bashar al-Assad, saying that the use...

Syrian violence escalates as Russia and China veto UN resolution

The United Nations has once again proven itself to be an ineffective and useless body—last week, Russia and China vetoed a UN resolution aimed...