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Justine Morris

Justine Morris, Deputy News Editor

Justine is one of the deputy news editors. Hailing from western Washington, she has been known to sparkle in the sunlight, not unlike a certain famous vampire.  She is a junior in the College of Arts and Science and is majoring in broadcast journalism and politics. All of her free time is spent either running or arguing about politics.

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Crime Log: Nov. 30 to Dec. 4.

Dec 7, 2015
An in-depth look at campus crime from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6.
Controversy continues about whether the Union of White NYU Students Facebook page is run by an NYU student.

White Student Union creator refutes claims of hoax

Nov 30, 2015
The NYU White Students Union continues to fight to establish a presence on campus while facing backlash from numerous student groups.

Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

Nov 23, 2015
A round-up of crime from around campus in the last week.

Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

Nov 16, 2015
A weekly recap of campus crime.

Crime Log: Oct. 30 – Nov. 6

Nov 9, 2015
A weekly recap of campus crime.
Runners looking determined in the TCS New York City Marathon on the 1st of November, 2015.

Marathon runners take NYC

Nov 2, 2015
The New York City marathon happened over the weekend.

Crime Log: Oct. 5 to 12

Oct 13, 2015
An update on recent campus crime.
College Republicans and the Politics Society at NYU held a screening of the second Republican debate.

Political groups at NYU host GOP debate screening

Sep 16, 2015
NYU students offer their thoughts on the Republican debate.
Langone proposed a bill to increase the healthiness of fast foods.

Study shows proposed bill could make childrens’ fast food options healthier

Sep 8, 2015
NYU Langone published a study proving the effectiveness of making kid's meals healthier.
A protester at Time Square

NYPD, MTA surveillance of #BlackLivesMatters creates concern

Aug 28, 2015
Undercover agents from the NYPD and MTA marched alongside #Blacklivesmatter, causing outrage.
 Kyra Darton, Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Mariana Keller, Lauren Cynamon and Emma Dessau, left to right.

Panelists look at video journalism

Apr 28, 2015
A panel hosted by NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute will explore the medium of the documentary.
Bloomberg News founder Matthew Winkler discusses the purpose of journalism in the “Free Expression and Truth in the Age of Twitter” panel on Tuesday.

Social media as journalism discussed

Apr 22, 2015
Matthew Winkler discussed free and spontaneous expression in the age of Twitter.
Ramya Ramana, left, and Crystal Valentine deliver a spoken word duet

Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

Apr 16, 2015
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted a discussion of race relations through spoken word and poetry.

Talk discusses South African apartheid

Apr 8, 2015
South African political scientist Vincent Maphai talked about the state of affairs with South Africa in the wake of apartheid.
Veteran climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, right, and NYT climate journalist Andrew Revkin discuss climate change.

Experts discuss climate change

Mar 31, 2015
Two climate experts discussed at Pace University their frustrations and hopes in the face of climate change.
A volunteer from the audience tries on filmmaker Carol Cassidys bulletproof vest and flak helmet, two relics of working on conflict zones.

Female journalists discuss crisis reporting

Mar 25, 2015
Panelists discussed the dangers that filmmakers face when documenting events from the front lines of danger zones.
The NYU Department of History hosted an event in Silver discussing the aftermath of the uprising in Taksim Squares Gezi Park.

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

Mar 5, 2015
An NYU professor discussed how she taught the American civil rights movement to students in Turkey.

Panelists debate body cameras for police

Feb 19, 2015
A panel discussed how to promote transparency in cases of police "excessive force."
Historians Peniel Joseph and Yohuru Willaims discuss Black Power, its relationship with American institutions and its continuing application today in the light of the Ferguson movement.

Historians talk about modern racism

Feb 11, 2015
NYU students, staff and alumni travelled to the State Capitol to advocate for the expansion of state financial aid with New York's most powerful decision-makers.