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Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

April 11, 2014


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The politics surrounding the Arab Spring and the U.S. response were discussed at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on April 10. The NYU Center for Dialogues and Foreign Policy Association co-sponsored “The Aftermath of the ‘Arab Spring’: An Update.” The event featured a talk by foreign affairs ...

9/11 brings selective memory with regards to security

9/11 brings selective memory with regards to security

September 11, 2013


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On this day, we remember 9/11 and the nearly 3,000 lives lost. But on this day, we also choose to forget. We forget the horrific way the American government responded, the wars and the spying and the lies. The phrase “never forget” is heard frequently, particularly on this date, and doing so is...

NYU Reacts: 12th anniversary of September 11th terrorist attacks

NYU Reacts: 12th anniversary of September 11th terrorist attacks

September 11, 2013


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Patriot Act does not protect immigrant civil liberties

Patriot Act does not protect immigrant civil liberties

February 14, 2013


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Since 9/11, there have been momentous changes in how the United States operates. Government officials and authorities have had to deal with a more complex array of problems and some security changes. From the large-scale to the everyday, these adjustments have been hard to swallow. The noise made...

‘Wall of Light’ gallery illuminates 9/11 unity

‘Wall of Light’ gallery illuminates 9/11 unity

September 14, 2012


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The 9/11 terrorist attacks affected Americans in various ways. For New Zealand-born Susana Lei’ataua, 9/11 impacted her career as an artist. Her 9/11 memorial piece titled “Wall of Light” is currently on display in the Kimmel Center for University Life’s second floor Commuter Lounge. Lei’ataua...

NYU English professor explores intersection of poetry and life

NYU English professor explores intersection of poetry and life

September 13, 2012


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Words have the power to shape people, and can even change the course of their lives entirely. In her new book “My Poets,” NYU associate professor of English, Maureen McLane explores how poetry came into her life at certain junctures and molded her perspective of the world. On Tuesday, McLane spoke...

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