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Paramilitary discussion gets heated

Paramilitary discussion gets heated

By Christine Wang, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News

A professor from the Center for Global Affairs gave a presentation on why paramilitary groups are popular at the polls.

Journalists discuss reporting sensitive topics

Journalists discuss reporting sensitive topics

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Writers spoke at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on how they report pain, trauma, violence and poverty.

Flood Wall Street sets sights on capitalism, arrests made

Flood Wall Street sets sights on capitalism, arrests made

By Felipe De La Hoz, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under News

A man climbed a lamppost in the financial district and addressed the crowd in a symbolic moment on Sept. 22. Yelling that money was worthless, he reached into his pocket and threw a loose wad of cash at police officers below. The man was part of a crowd of protesters who gathered near the New York...

Violence problem in United States

Violence problem in United States

By Richard Shu

September 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Violent executions shouldn't be a solution to violent crimes.

Study relates violence to school performance

Study relates violence to school performance

By Marita Vlachou, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

When the homicide rate increases in a community, primary school children are more likely to fail a grade. A new study, co-authored by NYU sociology professor Florencia Torche and doctoral student Monica Caudillo, found these results. The study is based on the statistical analysis of a large data...

NYU-Poly students present gun safety innovations

NYU-Poly students present gun safety innovations

March 25, 2013


Filed under Features

A group of students from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU may have the answer to ending gun violence across schools in the United States. NYU-Poly sophomore Joshua Soussan and his teammates, sophomore Deepak Goel and freshman Kevin Veerasammy, are proposing an invention that could prevent thousands of st...

High profile shootings reignite violence in media debate

High profile shootings reignite violence in media debate

February 19, 2013


Filed under Arts

At this year’s Golden Globes, the critically lauded show “Homeland” took home the award for “Best Television Series – Drama.” Despite its critical acclaim, the show has faced criticism for its depiction of violence — as have Oscar-nominated films “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Django Un...

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