crisis

Refugee crisis discourse debases Syrian state

By PIETER BLOCK – 6 years ago

With much of the debate today raging around how Syrian refugees will be properly and equitably placed (in Europe), or whether they should even be allowed into the country at…

Herbstessen discussion brings Refugee Crises to light

By KAITLYNN VO – 6 years ago

Shrouded in the inky depths of typical mid-autumnal evening, Vassar College’s Aula projected rays of light into the brisk No­vember night. Housed in its protective Ely Hall, the luminance emanating…

Refugee crisis panel sparks campuswide conversation

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar College While concerned citizens across the world are working out ways to assist in aiding the current refugee crisis in Syria and the Mid­dle East, students and…

Faculty call for aid in humanitarian crisis

By MARIA HÖHN, ISMAIL RASHID, DIANE HARRIFORD, SAMUEL SPEERS, RABBI CHAPLIN – 6 years ago

As educators, we have been watching with dismay the refugee crisis and mass migra­tion of people across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Hundreds of thousands of families and individuals…

Migrant label disregards realities of humanitarian crisis

By EMILY SAYER – 6 years ago

Refugee, or migrant? This is the question plaguing the EU as thousands of Middle Eastern and African peoples embark on the treacherous pilgrimage across the Mediterra­nean and into European borders.…