The Urban Legend

Jamal Khashoggi’s death exposes Urban’s relationship to the Middle East

Jamal Khashoggi’s death exposes Urban’s relationship to the Middle East

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian journalist who self exiled to the United States for fear of getting arrested because of his public opposition to the Saudi government and to the ideals of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS). On Oct. 2, 2018, Khashoggi disappeared at the Saudi Arabian consulate ...

Emotions Play Vital & Underrated Role in Classroom

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

The first attack occurred on July 30, 2015 during the gay pride parade in Jerusalem. Six people were stabbed and one — a sixteen year-old Israeli girl named Shira Banki — died from her wounds. Less than a night later in West Bank, two Israeli settlers burned the home of a Palestinian family to the ...

Human rights activist describes being held prisoner in Egypt

Human rights activist describes being held prisoner in Egypt

Adrienne von Schulthess, Writer

April 15, 2011

As Egypt erupted in protests, the man whose job it is to ensure that the victims of political violence are recognized was being held captive in the military compound of Camp 75. “The military, police, state security, and thugs bashing in windows” was how Dan Williams, senior emergencies r...

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