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A Broken Bridge: How the travel ban is affecting international students

The Chilling Effect It’s been five years since Pooria Manoochehri immigrated to the U.S. — and five years since he’s seen his parents. Like most university students, Manoochehri would like to head home for a few weeks during winter break, but that option isn’t available to him. He said that …

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UO students plan ‘die-in’ Friday to protest war in Syria

On Friday afternoon, student protesters will lie down, imitating dead bodies, in the street on the corner of University Street and 13th Avenue to protest the war in Syria. The protesters, beginning at 2:30 p.m., will attempt to disrupt the foot traffic that is usually dense in that area. This …

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Top news from around the world on Nov. 13

Arizona man run over by wife for not voting Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, 28-year-old Holly Solomon was arrested after she pinned her husband, Daniel Solomon, 36, underneath her vehicle, according to NBC News. Daniel Solomon said his wife became angry over his “lack of voter participation” and …

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Top 5: News around the world on Nov. 12

Israeli tanks target Syrian units in Golan Israel’s military says it has scored “direct hits” on Syrian artillery units after mortar shells fell near an Israeli army post. It comes a day after warning shots were fired by Israel over a Syrian shell hitting another of its army posts in …

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