Providing refuge for Syrian refugee scholars and students is a moral issue

This week, resolutions were introduced in the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Government Senates, urging the administration to provide spaces and funding to Syrian refugee scholars and students by joining the Institute for International Education’s Syria Consortium. In the coming weeks, the resolution will also be introduced in the Academic Senate, where it already has the […]

USG Syrian refugee resolution should pass

As anti-refugee hysteria intensifies, the intolerability of life in Syria, a country racked with civil war and political unrest, has yet to make a recent headline. Instead, however, Syrian refugees fleeing persecution, torture and death have been criminalized by the media and riddled with poor, makeshift living conditions. Despite the mass call to subjugate an […]