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    Commentary: The Fatigue and Exploitation of Sept.11

    by  • October 22, 2011 • Features • 0 Comments

    New York, New York 9/26/11 Construction workers continue working hard building The Freedom Tower. -photo by Dan O'Leary

    By ELYSE TORIBIO
    Ten years have passed since Sept. 11, 2001, and with it so have all the special memorials, speeches, exclusive interviews and television specials— for now. But the elephant in the room when it comes to talking about the aftermath of the attacks still lingers, in no rush to make an exit: Have we […]

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    Visiting scholars and filmmaker shed light on Afghan women’s issues

    by  • October 17, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By ELYSE TORIBIO, ERICA BUCHMAN and JEREMY KELLY
    “It’s replacing one set of terrorists with another set of terrorists,” said a Afghani human rights activist in the film “Afghan Women: A History of Struggle” about the presence of the American military in the Middle Eastern country and their efforts to eliminate extremism.
    The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 saw […]

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    The Teacher Who Really Saw It All

    by  • September 26, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Homer Panteloglou was in the middle of teaching a class a block from the World Trade Center  when the first plane on 9/11. PHOTO/Elyse Toribio

    By ELYSE TORIBIO
    NEW YORK – On the morning when the image of the burning building a mere .6 miles away was on the television screens of most people around the world, the students of the High School of Economics and Finances, or “Echo” as they liked to call it, had absolutely no idea what  was going […]

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