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University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

University, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance to honor heroic alumnus

May 25, 2016

At an outdoor dedication ceremony on the Eastman Quad, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance will dedicate its new ambulance “Brighton 3059” to the memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and other 9/11 rescuers.

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University of Rochester students remember victims in Paris attacks

University of Rochester students remember victims in Paris attacks

November 16, 2015

University of Rochester’s Junior Samir LeSage’s lost one of his closest friends in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. He spoke about the tragedy Sunday night on campus with his classmates.

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Critic says TSA lapses predictable: Front & Center

Critic says TSA lapses predictable: Front & Center

June 15, 2015

David Primo, who co-authored “The Plane Truth: Airline Crashes, the Media, and Transportation Policy,” says conceiving TSA in crisis without advanced planning enfeebled the agency.

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Internet spreads terrorist narrative but cultural understanding remains a powerful tool

Internet spreads terrorist narrative but cultural understanding remains a powerful tool

January 12, 2015

Since the shootings in Paris, many are wondering whether an attack on US soil will follow. According to experts, many complex cultural and societal factors shape the likelihood of similar events. Emil Homerin is a professor of Religion at the University of Rochester. He says that in the wake of the terrorist attacks in France, people should resist the urge to draw immediate parallels here.

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