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A group of people make a combination peace sign and Eiffel Tower at the House of France in Balboa Park on Nov. 16 during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the attacks in Paris and Saint- Denis that occurred on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Richard Valentin

Paris attacks hit home

December 8, 2015

On the night of Nov. 13, one of the deadliest attacks on French soil since World War II occurred in multiple locations across Paris and Saint-Denis claiming...

Former City College student dies fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain. (Facebook Community Page.)

Angelica Wallingford

August 28, 2014

A former San Diego City College student died in Syria fighting for the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, federal au...

Diplomacy talk begins

Torrey Spoerer

September 14, 2013

Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen and other Middle Eastern nations have all been trampled for years by foreign interests in hopes of eradicating al-Qaida. Yet now, we find ourselves, yet again, debating as a nation whether or not to send high value weapons to the Islamic rebel forces in Syria consisting mainly of al-Qaida.The American people are quite weary of entering an...

We can’t ignore crimes against humanity

Ahmad Blue

September 14, 2013

The idea of an American intervention in Syria has received much negative feedback, yet there are reasons to go and consequences if nothing is done. Sometime in late August, the Syrian government used chemical weapons in the capital of Damascus. This was done in an attempt to force the Free Syrian Army from the capital. Innocent civilians where harmed and people did die. ...

Another war only adds fuel to the fire

Christopher Handloser

September 14, 2013

During the Arab Spring of 2011, the world witnessed civil wars erupt in Syria. President Bashar Al-Assad and his newly appointed military engaged in bloody conflict with former military officials and aggressive Islamist radicals consisting of none other than… Al-Qaeda. The cumulative death toll now stands at an upward estimated 100,000 victims of this horrific conflict...

Protesters rally against possible U.S. involvement in war with Syria

September 4, 2013

Jessica RamirezA variety of signs could be seen during a rally protesting possible U.S. military involvement in a war against Syria. Protesters held up signs during the event which was held in conjunction with "No War With Syria," a worldwide movement. According to "U-T San Diego," 150 people were in attendance at the event which was held at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center ...

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