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‘Salam Neighbor’ affirms that personal relationships are gateway to change

Zach Ingrasci, co-director of Salam Neighbor, shares tea with Raouf, one of the subjects of the documentary. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Julia Kadis | For The Pitt News

March 23, 2018

Think back to your favorite memories of elementary school. Some of them probably have nothing to do with learning at all — recess, snow days, early releases. Many of us loved the breaks from working and would always be thinking about the next time we’d be able to relax. Most of us, however, also had the privilege ...

Editorial: City-wide effort needed to welcome refugees

Syrian refugee Fadi Adris, center, and his sons Abdel Hamid, rear, and Osama are adjusting to life in Chicago. They are seen in their North Side apartment on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 29, 2015

As the Syrian civil war continues to devastate everything in its path, thousands of Syrians are fleeing one insecurity for the next, as the risks of staying overrun the perils of the journey out. The United Nations predicts there could be up to 4.27 million Syrian refugees by the end of 2015. Some of ...

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