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‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sure, social media helps us connect to a worldwide audience far quicker and easier than any other platform, but thoughts and prayers don’t mean much if they reach those in actual need too late.

Service trip brings groups together

Service trip brings groups together

By Tejas Sawant, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Features

Bridges, a Muslim-Jewish interfaith organization at NYU, recently embarked on a service trip to areas in Arkansas to provide disaster-relief.

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

April 23, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Hundreds of passengers are still missing from the South Korean ferry disaster, which left at least 128 people dead. Anger and frustration are spreading across the country as officials have failed to provide accurate accounts of the rescue operation’s progress. The confusion created by erroneou...

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Hurricane Sandy hit New York City hard, along with neighboring areas such as New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and others. Although the storm took place in October 2012, many New Yorkers are still struggling to recover from the destruction and devastation Sandy caused. New York City has drafted a...