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In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

A look into the newspaper's archives from the days following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

NYU Lacked Communication During Terror Attack

NYU Lacked Communication During Terror Attack

By Yale Buchwald, Guest Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After the anguish I felt for the victims and their families, as well as the anger that such a tragedy could occur, my next thought was: why did NYU not alert its students of the attack immediately after it occurred?

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Not only is Trump’s reaction inappropriate and divisive, it also promotes a malleable definition of terrorism while simultaneously hindering the freedom of the Muslim community.

Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Fewer than 30 percent of those killed in car crashes last year were drivers or passengers. The majority were pedestrians and cyclists — New Yorkers who chose to avoid cars and were therefore more vulnerable, just like those killed on Halloween.

NYC Holds Interfaith Vigil for Victims of TriBeCa Attack

NYC Holds Interfaith Vigil for Victims of TriBeCa Attack

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

New Yorkers held a vigil for the victims of the Oct. 31 TriBeCa attack.

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Akshay Prabhushankar discusses how the United Kingdom reacted to and covered the recent London attack, which occurred on Westminster Bridge.

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary on Timothy McVeigh's infamous bombing of Oklahoma City in 1995 reeks of the white supremacy that many citizens see in today's political climate.

NYU Drama Therapy Opens Its Doors

NYU Drama Therapy Opens Its Doors

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

NYU's Drama Therapy Department put the question of what place theater has in therapy into a proper test this week with the premiere of its play "Behind the Doors."

Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While no politicians want to appear as if they are against 9/11 victims in an election year, the JASTA is not in the best interests of the country and passing it is a betrayal of their constituencies.

New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

By Spencer Nachman, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

HBO's latest documentary "3 Days of Terror: The Charlie Hedbo Attacks" brings a frighteningly real perspective to the terror that rocked through Paris in early January 2015.

9/11 Requires More Nuanced Remembrance

9/11 Requires More  Nuanced Remembrance

By WSN Editorial Board

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

NYU would do well to provide some way of introducing students to serious discussion of the complicated aftermath of 9/11.

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