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Critical Language winner ­goes from U-Hall to Jordan

Clare VanSpeybrocek

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

October 14, 2019

Finish finals early. Move out of U-Hall. Go to Jordan. This was Clare VanSpeybroeck’s pre-summer checklist last June after winning the Critical Language Scholarship, CLS, a summer-intensive program targeting critical languages — non-Western European languages with critical demand, but limited acc...

No one is safe: Jordanian people refuse to let fear dictate their lives

Jordanians travel to southern Jordan Feb. 6 to pay respects to the family of Lt. Moaz al-Kasasbeh, the pilot burned alive by the Islamic State after his plane crashed in late December 2014. (Roy Gutman | Tribune News Service)

Tom Rietz

February 22, 2015

Throughout the past month, developments of the Jordanian-ISIL hostage crisis have gone from tense to brutally violent. Tensions between Jordan and the international terrorist organization have escalated to such a high point that Jordan has committed a violent bombardment of ISIL’s occupied territory. Iranian figures report that Jor...

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