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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.

NYU’s Latin American Clubs Raise Funds in Wake of Irma

NYU’s Latin American Clubs Raise Funds in Wake of Irma

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

A number of NYU's Latin American clubs have convened to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Irma.

[email protected]’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

UNICEF@NYU’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

[email protected] will be hosting Water Week from April 20-24 to raise awareness of the lack of clean water many children face not only nationally but globally. The club has planned three events including a fundraiser throughout the week.

Media panic distracts from U.S. capability in treating Ebola

Media panic distracts from U.S. capability in treating Ebola

By Tess Woosley, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Media sensationalism surrounding Ebola distracted from U.S. capability to combat the disease.

Water Week to make first splash at NYU

Water Week to make first splash at NYU

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 13, 2014


Filed under News

[email protected], a group dedicated to educating, advocating and fundraising on behalf of the world’s children, will host NYU Water Week from March 24 to March 28. This year is the first time [email protected] has hosted the event. The group is partnering with the Gallatin Resource Fund. Water Week will begin...

US fails to address child welfare issues

US fails to address child welfare issues

April 15, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The United States was recently ranked 26th out of 29 wealthy countries by UNICEF regarding overall child welfare. The report found that the United States has high rates of child drug use, obesity, homicide, performs poorly in education and teenage pregnancy and infant mortality. Although there are...