Higher Education, Politicized: American Universities Respond to Trump’s Travel Ban

In emails sent to students, press releases, and letters sent to President Trump, universities across the nation condemned the ban with a singular voice.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

“The excavations [of Dura Europos] done by the Yale team in the early part of the twentieth century likely saved these priceless pieces of religious and cultural history from the merciless destruction of the Islamic State. But they did so at a price—removing these pieces from their homeland and rehoming them in the basement of a Western university.”