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Shooting in Libya

The cell was 3 feet by 7 feet. The only light came from a small pinhole in the ceiling, and the sole sounds were the screams of fellow prisoners as they were tortured. Seven years after graduating from Georgetown, Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04) was trapped in a Libyan prison, captured[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Alum to Document Surging Violence in Syria

Alum to Document Surging Violence in Syria

When Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04) returned to the United States after being detained for six months in a Libyan prison, he was already planning his next trip to the Middle East. “I’m going to start training … for the next Arab revolution,” he told reporters crowded around him at Baltimore/Washington International Airport when[Read More…]

by August 28, 2012 0 comments News

Missing Grad Escapes From Prison in Libya

Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04) has reportedly escaped from a Libyan prison in Tripoli after a months long search to locate the missing Baltimore journalist. Matthew had been missing since February when he left alone for the civil-war stricken country. According to his mother Sharon VanDyke, the two spoke on the[Read More…]

by August 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Alumnus Missing in Libya

Alumnus Missing in Libya

When Sharon VanDyke’s son Matthew called to say he was booking a flight to Libya, she was out buying batteries. Though the decision to head to a country mired in civil war may have prompted most mothers to give it a second thought, Sharon knew her son. But now with[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News