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Regime Change is a Mistake That Cannot be Made Again

Regime Change is a Mistake That Cannot be Made Again

By Anthony Kristensen, Newspaper Co-Editor-In-Chief
November 3
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Iraq. Libya. Two sovereign nations in the Middle East and North Africa that have been decimated by the grips of war and terrorism due to the lack of leadership in these nations. But what happened to the leadership and governments in these nations? Well, they got a bit of ‘freedom’ and ‘democra...

The International Corner: Weekly Report 10/21

The International Corner: Weekly Report 10/21

By Christopher St. Aubin
October 24
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase, The International Corner

The Fight for Mosul: The Iraqi Government launched a military campaign to rid their country of the Islamic State. So far, the operation has been successful due to tremendous support by the Kurdish Peshmerga, a militant group for the non-US recognized state Kurdistan. The Kurds have been great support in the fight against the Islamic State. South Afr...

The International Corner: The Fight for Mosul

The International Corner: The Fight for Mosul

By Christopher St. Aubin
October 23
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase, The International Corner

Last Sunday night the Iraqi government announced that they would being their massive operation to rid the second largest city in the war-ridden country of the terroristic self-proclaimed caliphate, ISIS. The Islamic State has occupied the large city in northern Iraq since its beginnings. The city...

Soldiers return home, struggle with PTSD

Soldiers return home, struggle with PTSD

January 18
Filed under Features, Paper Day

It’s a freezing cold December day at Fort Stewart. Families stand on bleachers, waiting for the soldiers of the Third Infantry Division to arrive. Among these military families is senior Jade Shinn. Her father is coming home after fighting in Iraq for the past year. She grips a sign that says, ...

Battle with PTSD inhibits a vet’s transition home

Battle with PTSD inhibits a vet’s transition home

January 18
Filed under Features, Paper Day

It’s been a month since the troops left their bases in Iraq to head home. They came back with a lot of baggage. They came back with stories. They came back with souvenirs. They came back with tattoos of brotherhood. They came back for good after eight years of battle in Iraq. And one in five ...

St. Louis organization provides purpose for struggling vets

St. Louis organization provides purpose for struggling vets

January 18
Filed under Features, Paper Day

A year and a half ago, Tiffany Garcia was lost. She felt no purpose, and her service as a Marine in Iraq had left her scarred and struggling. She worked as a waitress for a while, but that didn’t fill the void that burdened her. She needed a challenge. She needed a mission. Upon her return home from t...

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