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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.

Youth should not be discouraged from international volunteering

Youth should not be discouraged from international volunteering

March 5, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

                In a blog post that recently went viral, writer Pippa Biddle argues that international service trips carried out by young participants are detrimental to the host communities. Biddle said that these service trips were inadequate because youth volunteers usuall...