Tag Archives: Arab Spring

For family. For country. For Syria.

WRITTEN BY MARIA LEICHTY, STAFF REPORTER March 2011. The Syrian Revolution began. The spark which helped ignite the conflict involved Syrian children. Boys in the town of Daraa, 10- to 15-years-old, graffitied  sayings they had heard in Egypt and the surrounding countries during the Arab Spring. Two and a half years later in November 2013,

Butler hosts ‘Impact: The Arab Spring’

This week, R.E.A.C.H. and the Butler International Club will present Butler University’s 23rd annual international dinner, “Impact: The Arab Spring.” Robert Oprisko, visiting assistant professor of international studies, and Sara Naama, a Lybian exchange student, will be speaking. Additionally, ethnomusicologist and Butler alumna Katya Faris will be performing a belly dance. The Arab Spring began