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Floods in Pakistan: Helping from 7,000 miles away

Sara Marshall, News Editor September 22, 2022

Beginning in the middle of June 2022, Pakistan experienced abnormally heavy rainfall, which continued through the rest of the summer. By late August, Pakistan declared a national emergency. The flooding...

Beyond the Bubble: Students from Pakistan react to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s dissolution of Parliament

Lily Yost, News Reporter April 14, 2022

On April 3, Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan dissolved the country’s national assembly to prevent a no-confidence motion removing Khan from office. The Wire spoke with students from Pakistan who...

Recent violence prompts question of which lives matter

November 29, 2012

This column was contributed by Lesly, '13 Who may be killed without repercussion, without significant outcry from the international community? What sort of lives––or nonlives, rather––are disposable?...

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