The Buchtelite

Conflict in Middle East the subject of history teacher’s talk

September 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil While students and teachers may have gone on trips to the beach, an island, or even Europe this summer, UA history professor Walter Hixson went to the Middle East. In Leigh Hall last Tuesday, Hixson gave what he called a "teach-in" titled "People and Places of the Israel-Pa...

The ridiculous high cost of war

October 20, 2011

By: Russ Friend War is expensive. We’re engaged in two of the longest running wars in our nation’s history. To give an idea of how much our current conflicts will cost us, I’ll break down the costs of a three-year engagement: the Korean War. These figures come from a book by Richard M. Miller, Jr. t...