Articles written by: Ben Shapiro

Undocumented immigrants find support at Terra Firma
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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
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Pitching to safety

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

Baseball is back at NYU
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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 […]

Trainer Elliot "The Technician" Nass working with a young boxer (Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro)
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Young boxers fight to stay in school

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

Blizzard of 2015: Murray Hill
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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.

Morning bootcamps create bonds in big city
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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 […]

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

A Lyme disease silent demonstration in front of the New York Times building in midtown, displayed a large sign that read, "Lyme disease is a pandemic. Where is the coverage?" Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro
News

Demonstrators plead for Lyme disease awareness

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

Joseph Pariente and Sharona Herskovits. Two of the leaders of the Self Help Nazi Victims Services Programs. Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro
Features

Holocaust survivors find joy in Brooklyn Temple

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