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students making news
Search for missing
Georgetown student revived
The search for a Georgetown Law student kidnapped in Syria nearly five
years ago has received a new focus.
Austin Tice was working as a freelance journalist in Syria the summer before his final
year of law school. He
reported for a number of media outlets
before being abducted
in August 2012, The
New York Times said.
The Syrian government said it does
not know where Tice is, but a back
channel created by the CIA earlier this
year renewed hope that he could be
brought back to the United States,
The Times reported. Efforts to retrieve
Tice fell through last spring.
UCLA student fights
discrimination with video
Dyne Suh, a student at UCLA School of
Law, was driving through a snowstorm to a
cabin she had reserved in Big Bear, Calif.,
on Airbnb when she received a text from
the cabin's host, canceling her reservation.
The host, Tami Barker, told Suh she would
not rent to an Asian.
According to the California
Department of Fair Employment and
Housing, Barker sent Suh a text message
saying, "I wouldn't rent to u if u were the
last person on earth."
"One word says it all. Asian," another
Suh subsequently shot a video describing her exchange with the host and posted it on YouTube. Suh shows screenshots
taken from her phone, with messages
from Barker saying, "This is why we have
Trump" and "I will not allow this country
to be told what to
do by foreigners."
"I've been here
since I was 3 years
old," Suh said
tearfully in the
is my home.
b e c a u s e I 'm
After an investigation, the host agreed
to pay Suh $5,000 in damages, issue an
apology and attend a college-level course
on Asian-American studies.
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