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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

HannahN, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017

  -SPOILER ALERT- Directed by Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge is the story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector in World War II who signed up for the army as a medic. Despite his refusal to carry a weapon, he managed to save 75 lives at the battle of Hacksaw Ridge. This (along with several ot...

The Forgotten Faces of Syria

Snapshot from the video of Omran Daqnees in the back of an ambulance following his rescue

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2016

Blank, lifeless and shell-shocked eyes capture your attention as you look at the image of five-year-old Omran Daqnees. He is carried to the back of an ambulance following his rescue from a bombed building in Syria- completely covered in dirt, dust and blood with no real idea on what is going on around...

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