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Beyond the Bubble: Growing up in the West Bank, Franko Omair risks his life to visit the ocean

Lily Yost, News Reporter November 18, 2021

This week, The Wire spoke with Mohammad “Franko” Omair, a first-year student from the Palestinian West Bank, who discussed what it’s like to grow up under military siege.  Palestine has a complex...

Statement on convocation from President’s Office draws skeptical response from faculty

Andy Monserud November 6, 2014

In an email sent to members of the student religious group Hillel-Shalom on Oct. 24, President George Bridges asked members to help create "a set of principles" for future convocation speeches. His email...

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