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Syrian Refugees Allowed in Texas
State will take in 21 people
"...Syrian refugees will be settled in Texas, according to a..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B
Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party
"...refugee crisis, while “The White Helmets” showcases the volunteer Syrian NGO that searches for and rescues civilians from urban..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Last Men in Aleppo
Picking up the pieces of the Syrian Civil War
"...of rubble and desperation as a result of the Syrian Civil War. President Bashar al-Assad’s bombing campaign against resistant..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Refugee Fight
Ken Paxton and Greg Abbott do all they can to block families fleeing the Syrian Civil War
"...in my pockets all the cash I had, 100,000 Syrian pounds," Mazin tells the Chronicle in Arabic. When a..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

News Roundup: Congress, Council, & Concealed Weapons
Guns in; refugees out
"...guns on site, a U.S. Congressman wants to keep Syrian refugees out of the U.S., and more...."

Sept. 8, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Programs A & B
"...refugee crisis, while “The White Helmets” showcases the volunteer Syrian NGO that searches for and rescues civilians from urban..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Point Austin: Shock and Awe ... Once Again
Our wars return to roost, and we blame the victims
"...Paris by declaring opposition to any U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees – as more than two dozen (mostly Republican)..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Column by Michael King

News Roundup: Refugees, Republicans, & Rhetoric
Refugee politics take center stage
"...In this week's News Roundup: the mayor welcomes Syrian refugees to the city, and encourages homes for veterans;..."

Nov. 22, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Deconstructing ISIS
UT professors discuss the rise of the Islamic state
"...regimes, Di-Capua said. The situation in Iraq after the war created a recipe for extremism: weak government, sectarian strife,..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Dina Samir Shehata

Live Music This Weekend, Sept. 1-4
An extra day of delights for your weekend music-going
"...of his narrow mountainside street. He’s unperturbed, his hardheaded, forward-facing nature propelling the Rhode Island-to-San Francisco-to-L.A. transplant to keep..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Thanksgiving as a Refugee in America
Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
"...native Syria and literally walked across middle eastern borders toward an uncertain future. Othman is honest about their journey:..."

Nov. 25, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

McCaul Rejects Refugees
While assistance is needed, Rep. McCaul opposes harboring Syrian refugees
"...Will Texas host more of the millions of Syrians currently fleeing their war-wracked home? Not if Texas Congressman..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bruce Sterling on Social Media Jihads
How good are terrorists' Twitter game?
"...do you believe that this sort of online asymmetrical warfare and propagandizing is inherently a permanent part of online..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Changed Forever
Scenes and voices from Austin's reaction to the attacks
"...Center attack. Poised, coifed, and articulate, they banter about war, about such illuminating topics as whether the word itself..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Michael May

News Roundup: Cops, Church, and Council
Six arrested Saturday during a Black Lives Matter rally
"...onto 10th Street, where they made their way back toward Congress – with intentions of circling back to the..."

Sept. 21, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Pages And Pages of Free Comics
Flicking through this year's Free Comic Book Day comics
"...Comics): The polar opposite of I.C.E.: Created by 23 Syrian and American teens with disabilities, this is the best..."

May 5, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: For Sama
Life and death in war-torn Syria’s last hospital
"...Be warned: For Sama may be the most difficult film you’ll..."

March 12, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Drawing Around Obstacles
Molly Crabapple uses her skill as an illustrator to enhance her journalism
"...Railway. Life had a cadre of artists documenting World War II. Now artist-turned-reporter Molly Crabapple is reviving the art..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cinematic Convergence
The 11th Annual Austin Film Festival
"...Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties D: Nonny de la Peña..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

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