shooting war


The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, SIPA Vets, the Defense & Security Student Organization, and the Columbia Journalism School present: "SHOOTING WAR"

A discussion with ANDREA BRUCE, THANASSIS CAMBANIS, and recent combat veterans currently studying at Columbia

Monday, December 3, 2012
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbia University
International Affairs Building
4th Floor, Room 417, Altschul… read more ›

during the recent israeli airstrikes in gaza


During the recent Israeli airstrikes in Gaza I was staying with a family in the southern city of Rafah, close to the tunnels that lead from Egypt to Gaza. The bombing there was intense. And though things are now calm (children are back in school and brides are shopping for wedding dresses), the stress of living is apparent. Loud noises… read more ›

press release: we welcome our new managing director

Per today, Evelien Kunst becomes NOOR's new Managing Director.

Evelien Kunst (The Netherlands, 1972) comes to NOOR with nearly 15 years of international experience in the photographic industry working in advertising, communication, education and photographer relations.

The NOOR members voted unanimously at our most recent annual meeting to hire Evelien Kunst, believing her experience, character and ability are best… read more ›

sandy at night

In lower Manhattan now at night, with no power, cell phone service, light is from police and ambulance lights, red, orange, blue, or from the little flashlights people carry while they're walking their dogs, or from car lights, and just Tuesday night, buses.


The point of reference, like the North Star, is the Empire State Building, the line of demarcation. Everything North of the… read more ›