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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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COURTESY OMAR ALSHOGRE | Syrian dissident Omar Alshogre (GRD 25) went viral after a video of him reacting to his acceptance to Georgetown was posted to Twitter.

Syrian Refugee Who Survived Imprisonment Under Assad Accepted to Georgetown

By Grace Buono November 20, 2020

Omar Alshogre (GRD ’24) was driving through the mountains of Norway when he received an email notifying him he was accepted to Georgetown University just nine days after applying. Because he had never...

ABC NEWS
Alexander Marquardt (SFS ’04), an ABC foreign correspondent, spoke at an event Monday night about the Syrian Civil War and its effects on extremism in the region, based on his experience covering the Arab Spring in 2011, United States presidential campaigns and the conflict in Syria, which he considers the most difficult war he could have covered.

ABC Foreign Correspondent Discusses Syrian War

By Isabelle Groenewegen February 17, 2017

The civil war in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad’s attempts to quell rebels have led to an increase in extremism in the region, according to a talk by Alexander Marquardt (SFS ’04), ABC News...

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