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CISPOS takes on the Syrian refugee issue

On Sunday, April 3, Macalester United Plymouth Church hosted a fundraiser for the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), held by the grassroots organization Committee in Solidarity with the People of Syria, or Minnesota CISPOS. According to Rihab Naheel, a member of CISPOS who helped to organize the event, $12,500 “and counting” was raised at the…

French lecture on refugee crisis
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French lecture on refugee crisis

On Wednesday afternoon, Anne-Emmanuelle Deysine, a professor at France’s Paris Ouest Nanterre University, gave a lecture entitled “Immigration issues in France and the European Union.” She gave students an overview of the situation and talked about the lack of political will in the E.U. and France to address this influx. “I’m not very proud of…