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Students Raise Awareness on Refugee Crisis

Students Raise Awareness on Refugee Crisis

By Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

After a service trip working with refugees, four NYU students organized Refugee Week to spark discussions surrounding the global refugee crisis. Refugee Week is April 16-20.

Athletic Outreach Benefits Refugee Community

Athletic Outreach Benefits Refugee Community

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Refugee communities are benefitting from initiatives that utilize sports.

Law Students Partner With International Refugee Assistance Program

Law Students Partner With International Refugee Assistance Program

By Helen Crosby, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Law students have been doing legal work with the International Refugee Assistance Program.

Rally at Kimmel for Syrian Refugee Awareness Week

Rally at Kimmel for Syrian Refugee Awareness Week

By Isa Pop, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under News

NYU students rallied in Kimmel Wednesday night in support of Syrian Refugee Awareness Week.

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

January 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story

After President Donald Trump signed executive orders concerning immigration, thousands of protestors congregated at Washington Square Park for an emergency rally.

Paris: Students Volunteer at the Empty Calais Jungle

Paris: Students Volunteer at the Empty Calais Jungle

By Audrey Deng, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Audrey Deng chopped wood at Calais and reflected on the self-congratulatory nature of volunteerism.

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Opinion editor Richard Shu argues that the West has the duty to accept more Syrian refugees.

How Islamic is ISIS?

How Islamic is ISIS?

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Attempts from the right to screen refugees based on their religion, halt construction of mosques or justify casual discrimination against Muslims are all dangerously misguided because the average Muslim has nothing in common with the average ISIS member.

Paris underscores importance of opening arms to refugees

Paris underscores importance of opening arms to refugees

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

When geopolitics are horrendously complicated and when hatred and fear are what motivate our enemies, we need humanity now more than ever — toward our citizens and toward refugees.

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US must revisit its foreign policy as it arms "moderate" Syrian rebels.

Refugee crisis demands action

Refugee crisis demands action

By WSN Editorial Board

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The EU needs to cut the rhetorical heel-digging and start earnestly addressing the refugees at their doorstep.

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