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The complexity of objectivity

The complexity of objectivity

Student reflects on Israel-Palestine conflictBy Annabelle Blair | Contributor Last October, I paid $620 to reserve my spot as one of 29 journalism and media students traveling to Israel. On Dec. 6, President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protests broke out in Palestinian territories, and an Israeli […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Christians currently make up 4% of the total population of Jordan, 95% of Jordanians are Muslim. (Photograph provided by Abigail Roberts)

From the birthplace of Christ to martyrs’ ground

The story of Christians in the modern Middle EastBy:  Abigail Roberts | Contributor In the 20th century, Christians made up over 10 percent of the Middle East, today that number has dropped to less than 5 percent. Factors such as emigration, growing religious intolerance and persecution play significant roles in […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Israel and Palestine are a cultural hub for many religions. (Photograph provided by Abigail Roberts)

Introducing the 700-year-old Christians of the Holy Land

The personal account of a Palestinian ChristianBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor Palestinian Arab Christians trace their history back to the day of Pentecost. It may seem odd to see the words Arab and Christian side by side. Yet, today, over 160,000 Christians remain in Palestine/Israel, many of whom live in […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The unsolvable Holy Land conflict, part one

The unsolvable Holy Land conflict, part one

. . . and those who are daily impacted by itBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor 1948 is a year many will not forget. Whether one knows it as the year Israel became a state: the year of Independence, or the year over 500 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed and […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Food for thought

Food for thought

Taylor Theatre’s first play of the year offers a balanced view of Arab-Israeli conflict By Austin Lindner | The Echo Everything in life has a taste. Conflict is sour. Happiness is sweet. Loss is bitter. The flavors of life are often mixed. No carefree event comes without the tang of […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Netanyahu wins re-election, rules out Palestinian state

Netanyahu wins re-election, rules out Palestinian state

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Likud party win reelection in the country’s parliamentary election.

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Sweden recognizes state of Palestine

Sweden recognizes state of Palestine

Sweden decides to formally recognize Palestine as a state, which could lead to other European states following suit.

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · World/National