Why do people go to war? Why do countries sacrifice their men and women? Why are countries never held responsible for the many civilian lives that are lost? These are questions that I wonder about, especially with the recent talk of a potential “World War III.” When I think of war, I don’t think of victory. I think of destruction – I am a quarter Syrian – and one thing I know is that the country I visited when I was six years old will never be the same after the war broke out in 2011. I think of PTSD – my grandfather and his friends fought in Vietnam and were deeply affected by their experiences there. I think of the children who grew up with something and then had to grow up with nothing – like some of my Middle Eastern relatives. In this display, I attempted to highlight the parts of war that are seldom discussed. It is important that we recognize that war can be extremely tragic, and often makes things worse than they were before.
In early September, Netflix released a new documentary series, “Challenger: The Final Flight,” which chronicles the buildup and aftermath of the devastating Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on Jan. 28, 1986. The series has already received a great deal of praise from critics and space program experts alike. Emily Carney, founder of the Facebook group Space
Welcome Panthers to the Fall semester! While the campus has had to adapt to operating remotely throughout this year, the Leatherby Libraries continues to purchase e-books for the collection to serve the Chapman University community during this period of online learning. In support of Chapman’s ongoing advocacy of the Black Lives Matter movement and racial