Jules Crespy was only 8 years old at the time, but he still vividly remembers how he first heard about the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He was in third grade and on his way to school. Read More
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks shocked the country into a war on terrorism, but almost 10 years later, many Americans are left wondering how much longer this war is going to last. Read More
At 13, Samiha Islam made the decision to wear the hijab — a head covering worn by many Muslim women to adhere to the Quran's instruction on modesty. Read More
The terrorist attack in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, shook the world in a dramatic way. In the years following, people — particularly parents — no longer felt secure on American soil. Read More
Before Sept. 11, 2001, David Currey thought his job centered on helping international students. In the decade since, his duties increasingly focus on monitoring them. Read More
The Urban Pioneer surveyed people at MU on July 14, asking them,"With the exception of airport security, what one thing has changed for you personally since 9/11?"
Although it does not serve a large urban center, the 17 airport employees and five Transportation Security Administration screeners must keep passengers just as safe as the most highly secured and equipped airports in the country do.
How faith has alleviated certain insecurities cannot be clearly measured, and some have said religious services are one way Columbia and the country manage their post-9/11 fears as the 10th anniversary of the attacks approaches.
10 years after 9/11
In this issue the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop reflects on how the events of September 11 have shaped the past decade.
At the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop, high school students from around the country work together with the guidance of professional journalists to produce stories, photos and broadcasts. MUJW is sponsored by the Dow Jones News Fund and takes place at the University of Missouri.
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