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A map of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia starting on Feb. 24 2022. PUBLIC DOMAIN

As fighting in Ukraine continues, the impact of the war is felt abroad

Xenia Gonikberg March 29, 2022
#OPINION: As Putin’s crusade continues, thousands of lives are irrevocably changed and altered by his actions. Thus, Ukraine’s pleas should not fall on deaf ears.
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Center for Hellenic Studies hosts a presentation on refugees in Greece

Chris Parkinson November 4, 2018
Karakasidou discussed the way in which the citizens of Lesbos came “face to face with humanity” as refugees landed on the north shore of the island.
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Refugees at the Imvepi refugee camp in Uganda. The camp, which opened Feb. 2017, sits near the countrys northern border with South Sudan and houses more than 120,000 refugees. UNMISS/FLICKR VIA CC BY NC ND 2.0

Stony Brook students connect with refugees in Uganda through text

Mike Adams February 18, 2018
Sophomore political science and sociology major Andrew Bearkland has been forming a friendship with a refugee halfway around the world since last semester as part of a professor’s ambitious correspondence project.
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community denounces travel ban at two separate protests

Michaela Kilgallen February 1, 2017
Upwards of 500 protesters paraded through campus during Campus Life Time at the March for Unity.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 28, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel, above, has been the one main voice pushing for more assitance to refugess  fleeing the Syrian Crisis. Few other nations have been fighting for humanity efforts to the same extent as Merkel. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEXANDER KURZ

German Chancellor Merkel is the leader the world must learn from

Maurice Abernathy September 20, 2015
As millions of innocent families head to Europe in the hopes of escaping violence, most European leaders have remained silent and cold towards the refugees.
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