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Photography exposes the truths of war and loss

Shannon Benine, professor of photography at the University of La Verne, shed light on the state of war in our country through photographs she captured during the faculty lecture Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Airstrikes against ISIS ignored

The American-led military coalition in Iraq is investigating reports that as many as 200 civilians were killed in American airstrikes in Mosul, a city in northern Iraq, March 17. If confirmed, the airstrikes will rank among the highest civilian death tolls in an American air mission since the United States went to war in Iraq in 2003.

Mourners honor attack victims

In honor of the victims affected by recent tragedies, junior business major Melanie Browdy lights candles during a vigil Monday near the Interfaith Chapel.

Let’s remember all victims of terror

While the world expressed its solidarity with France after the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, in which 129 people were killed and more than 350 injured, another tragedy that happened just one day before went mostly unnoticed in the West and was overshadowed by the vast media coverage of the Paris attacks.

Williams deserved suspension

Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, has been suspended for six months without pay due to his fabrication of his personal experience during the Iraq War.

Debate on torture drowns credibility

Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.

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