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A Hopeful Foreground: Exploring Despots and Art

This post was published as part of STAND‘s essay series “Perspectives on Syria”.

In August of 2011, the civilian death toll in Syria had just surpassed 2,000. 411 more words

Refined Minds : A Call to Arms

“On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown was unjustly shot and killed in Ferguson, M.O by a police officer.

Confused about a course of action for a storyline we know too well, members of Black Greek Letter Organizations decided to join forces. 412 more words


Dragon Age II - Oppressed Minorities

Dragon Age Inquisition released last week. It didn’t show up on Indian shelves (either physical or digital) though – the sale of the game has been banned due to ‘obscene content’. 1,180 more words

Game Talk

"Welcome to Amsterdam" by Julia at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Thursday November 20, 2014
5 minutes
from a sign at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Because we couldn’t swim and we knew that we would have to. 97 more words


We were born into the dome,

Crosses on our necks even before

The newborn punched through the blanket,

Choking white like mother’s milk.

We were born into the church… 101 more words


Choose to Rise

We all got problems, some big and some small
From not having a meal to some girl that won’t call
But focus on our government here in the states… 301 more words


Israel, go ahead, demolish al Aqsa

Tensions are rising near breaking point in Jerusalem following terrorist attacks, an increase in settlements, and frequent clashes between protesting Palestinians and Israeli riot police in occupied East Jerusalem. 576 more words