Samuel Kassow discusses reportage in pre-World War II Poland

Kassow talked of his first-hand experiences with journalists in Warsaw and Lodz ghettos.

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ starts slow but escalates quickly

Mel Gibson continues his trend of unexpectedly violent, self-indulgent yet still impressive filmmaking in his first movie in 10 years.

‘Allied’ plays tribute to the 1940s in World War II romance

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard do the best they can with a lackluster screenplay from Steven Knight.

Professor Franklin Odo gives lecture on the legacy and the Japanese American Experience of Internment Camps

Odo talked about the mixed reactions of using more blunt terms such as “concentration camps” to describe the camps in the U.S.

Why college students should vote

Millennials could influence the outcome of major elections.

America is divided

Is America standing up for its values? Andrew Castillo doesn’t think it is.

How to occupy a country (if you must)

Frank Schulze compares democratization in post-WWII Japan to democratization efforts in the Middle East, and argues that Japan was a special case that cannot be generalized.

The United States and Russia: cold hypocrites

Ian Hagerty discusses the Syrian civil war and its actors to illustrate how the U.S. and Russia are similar powers.

Professor Kassow talks about Nazi-occupied Poland during lecture

Samuel Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., answered that question in his lecture called “History and Catastrophe: Emanuel Ringelblum in the Warsaw Ghetto” last Wednesday.

Nine years in and still no goals

Collegian columnist Matt Kushi wants to know what our objectives in Iraq and Afghanistan are and what we hope to accomplish over there.