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‘Midway’ displays one of history’s greatest battles

By Jacob Roushia | November 18, 2019

The film “Midway” tells the tale of one of the most important events in World War II’s Pacific Theater with strong characters and amazing action. “Midway” focuses on the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor and the following Battle of Midway. Throughout...

Pulitzer Prize winner gives war lecture tonight

Pulitzer Prize winner gives war lecture tonight

By Andrea Azzo | September 20, 2011

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are ongoing, and there's debate as to whether these conflicts are necessary. Tonight, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian will offer his take on the wars in Altgeld Hall. John W. Dower, a Harvard graduate who has published...

Editorial: When does an anniversary become a regular day?

By The Editorial Board | September 12, 2010

This Saturday marked the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but honestly, it seemed like any other day. We're not sure if it was because it was the Huskies' first home football game, or the fact that the day itself had perfect weather, but it just...

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