Refugees recount firsthand stories

By: Soondos Mulla-Ossman ~Staff Writer~ For students interested in keeping up with foreign affairs or are interested in Syria, The College of Professional Sciences is hosting two “Conversation with a Refugee” events this semester, the first is on Sept. 28 and the second is Nov. 9, both 6:30-8:00 p.m. Open to anyone but focused on those studying to be a leader, educator, helping professional health professional, or change agent, or even those who are working on a social justice project or seeking a service learning event, Xavier and the Refugee Resettlement Services of Catholic Charities (RSSCC) are collaborating to offer … Continue reading Refugees recount firsthand stories

Muskie Tigers offer counsel to Withrow int’l students

By: Max Bruns ~Staff Writer~ Five days after the Paris terrorist attacks, Ohio Governor John Kasich wrote a letter to the president on Nov. 17, 2015 asking him to stop the flow of Syrian refugees to Ohio. Many of the terrorists had been linked to Syria through fake passports and backstories claiming their status as Syrian nationals, according to a BBC. In spite of all the national pushback on the status of refugees and the controversial issue of how the U.S. should lend them aid, Xavier students through a student organization called Muskie Tigers are doing all they can to … Continue reading Muskie Tigers offer counsel to Withrow int’l students