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Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new biopic "Jackie" pays respect to the legacy not only of one of America's most iconic presidents, but the woman who orchestrated his memorial.

One-Woman show explores the intrigue of the Kennedy clan

One-Woman show explores the intrigue of the Kennedy clan

By Hailey Nuthals, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Kathleen Chalfant stars in the one-woman play "Rose" as Rose Kennedy, the woman who watched the Kennedy family's growth and demise.

Kennedy’s assassination does not define his legacy

Kennedy’s assassination does not define his legacy

By Christina Coleburn, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On this Friday, Nov. 22, 50 years ago, Americans reeled in the wake of one of the darkest events in national history when President John F. Kennedy assassinated. Celebrated for his soaring eloquence, invigorating idealism and Camelot dynamism, Kennedy enjoyed an average approval rating of 70.1 percent, the highest of any post-World War II president. Although his time in the Oval Office lasted just 1,000 days, most Americans felt an em...

JFK assassination drama ‘Parkland’ neglects character, favors style

JFK assassination drama ‘Parkland’ neglects character, favors style

October 3, 2013


Filed under Arts

  “Parkland” is neither as thought-provoking nor as illuminating as it aspires to be. Considering its material — several untold perspectives of the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 — this failure is particularly disappointing. “Parkland” fea...