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NYU community raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

NYU community raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

November 22, 2013


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The force of Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on Nov. 7 affected close to 10 million people, and as many as 4,000 people have died. In an effort to raise money and awareness, the Student Senators Council hosted NYU Can Help: Philippines Relief Benefit Concert last night in the Skirball Center f...

U.S. must play active role in climate change policy-making

U.S. must play active role in climate change policy-making

November 18, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the shores of the Philippines. There are significant political challenges that have not yet been confronted. Only days after Haiyan dissipated over the Chinese mainland, international state diplomats met in Warsaw, Poland for the 2013 United Nations Climate Change Con...

Typhoon Haiyan portrays Philippines government as political disaster

Typhoon Haiyan portrays Philippines government as political disaster

November 17, 2013


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A typhoon in the Pacific is not an extraordinary occurrence. But Typhoon Haiyan was. It has now been ten days since this super-typhoon wreaked havoc on the Philippines. The storm hit with a ferocity of epic proportions, with winds reaching over 250 kilometers per hour. Bodies have lined the streets...

NYU Reacts: Impact of Typhoon Haiyan

NYU Reacts: Impact of Typhoon Haiyan

November 12, 2013


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While Typhoon Haiyan’s destruction is over 8,000 miles away, its impact is being felt by students with roots in the Philippines. The storm, which tore through the Philippines this past weekend with up to 195 mph winds, devastated a large portion of the island nation — it leveled citie...