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Former Butler student captured by ISIS

Former Butler student Peter Kassig, 26, has been identified as a captive in a video released by Islamic extremist organization ISIS. A video of British aid worker Alan Henning’s beheading was released earlier today by ISIS. The video also shows Kassig, whose life was threatened at the end of the video. Kassig attended Butler in

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,