- April 10, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
By Matthew Heck, Online Communications Coordinator
Over the next few weeks, we'll be featuring posts by some of the outgoing seniors on our Managing Committee, reflecting on their experience with STAND. Applications for the 2013-2014 Managing Committee are due May 1.
- April 02, 2013Posted by:Comments:0By Scott Warren, Student Director '07-'08
When I became Student Director for STAND, in 2007, I immediately set to work on re-inspiring a movement that I saw losing some energy. Along with our Managing Committee, we came up with a slogan that we thought would re-capture the momentum “Make This The Year To End Genocide.” We were pumped. At the National Conference that year, with 500 student attendees, we repeated the slogan over and over again. To an extent, I think we thought we could actually do it.
- March 28, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
Moaz al-Khatib, the president of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), Syria’s main opposition group, resigned Sunday stating that international powers have failed to help the rebels and that he could only improve the situation outside
- March 26, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
This piece, written by Danny Hirschel-Burns, from Swarthmore College STAND, originally appeared on his blog The Widening Lens.
- March 22, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
Democratic Republic of the Congo
On Saturday, The New Times in Rwanda reported an influx of over 200 Congolese refugees into North and Western Rwanda, a group that includes combatants. Jean-Marie Runiga, former president of M23, was among the refugees, and was detained separately for his safety. Over 25,000 Congolese refugees entered Rwanda due to conflict in eastern DRC last year.
- March 19, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
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