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Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A memorial service was held Thursday in Washington Square Park for firefighter and NYU alum Tripp Zanetis (CAS '03), who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq earlier this month.

Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.

Tel Aviv: Israel’s Iraqi Jews Remember Their Past

Tel Aviv: Israel’s Iraqi Jews Remember Their Past

By Hannah Benson, Contributing Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Features

What does identity mean for Israelis whose family emigrated from an enemy state?

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For citizens in countries with less diversified economies, the plummeting oil prices accompanied with the devaluation of local currency forecast harsh economic conditions and social disorder.

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

France represents a cause for concern because it represents, more than anything else, the continued dehistoricization that ignores why the world finds itself once again roiled by grief because of a terror attack.

Subway security unlikely to stop attack

Subway security unlikely to stop attack

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist

October 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The presence of highly armed officers can impinge on personal freedom and waste resources while offering no benefit.

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

By Arsh Harjani, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of a Panel Discussion held at NYU in response to the growing threat ISIS poses to the international community.

Harry’s Take: U.S. Military must invest in psychiatry

Harry’s Take: U.S. Military must invest in psychiatry

March 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association released its initial findings on the psychological state of U.S. soldiers. The three reports stated that one in five soldiers suffered regularly from mental illnesses before enlisting, including ADHD, depression and panic disorder. These findi...

Veterans deserve better health care, service

Veterans deserve better health care, service

November 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion, Uncategorized

More U.S. soldiers have killed themselves at home than have died while in combat last year. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan mark the longest U.S. conflict since the war in Vietnam. Most soldiers return home safely, but those who return with the physical and mental scars of war are left to rely on a...