Articles written by: Ben Shapiro


Audio / Features

Undocumented immigrants find support at Terra Firma

After grueling one month long journeys that span over 1,000 miles, undocumented immigrants from Central America reach the United States with no where to turn.


Pitching to safety

The first step a baseball pitcher needs to take to avoid injury is learning how to throw properly.

Features / Video

Baseball is back at NYU

It was a sunny day in Coney Island, not a cloud in the sky. The boardwalk was quiet on this March afternoon, the waves were loud, the seagulls louder. The noisiest sounds were coming from the big ballpark on Surf Avenue, usually a desolate place this time of year, but not anymore. The sounds from MCU Park were unmistakable, bats […]

Features / Multimedia

Young boxers fight to stay in school

The battle for a high school diploma is often a losing one.

News / Special Reports / Uncategorized

Blizzard of 2015: Murray Hill

The store’s employees got people in and out of the market, but there was still only a limited supply of food for its patrons.

Audio / Features / Multimedia / Uncategorized

Morning bootcamps create bonds in big city

Smiles and anguish as The Rise members hold a wall sit in unison. Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro On top of the steps of the New York Public Library a group emerged through the darkness of the cold, rainy morning wearing brightly colored athletic gear. It was half past six on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and it was time to work […]

Features / Special Reports

NYC Marathon: Gena Wilson, cancer survivior crosses the finish line

Gena Wilson was one of the last people to finish the NYC marathon yesterday.


New phone app designed to fight anti-Semitism on college campuses

Students can describe the event, or even post videos and audio links of what occurred.


Demonstrators plead for Lyme disease awareness

Lyme disease advocates want to put pressure on the media to give the disease the attention it deserves.


Holocaust survivors find joy in Brooklyn Temple

The Brooklyn synagogue hosted a social event bringing holocaust victims together.