Arun Venugopal appears in the following:
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Hare Krishnas were once seen as aggressive, in-your-face zealots. After practically vanishing from the streets of New York, they've returned — in a kinder, gentler incarnation.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators in 21 cities will hold vigils to pressure the DOJ to open a criminal investigation into Officer Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Transgender women entering Rikers Island will be housed in separate facilities, in order to reduce violence.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
President Obama is expected to enact immigration reforms without congressional input, and advocates for immigrants are urging him to follow through.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Down Syndrome and two major surgeries couldn't stop Hema Ramaswamy, who turned to classical Indian dance as a form of artistic and physical healing.
Friday, November 07, 2014
WNYC's Arun Venugopal explores the social media strategies of western Muslims in the age of ISIS.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal and Hunter history professor Manu Bhagavan discuss Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the U.S.
Monday, September 29, 2014
After being banned from the U.S. for 10 years, the Indian Prime Minister made a triumphant touchdown in New York, addressing thousands of supporters at Madison Square Garden.
Friday, September 26, 2014
For many of his supporters, Modi's visit is seen as vindication after accusations that his administration allowed hundreds of Muslims to die at the hands of Hindus.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Student leaders gave Columbia University President Lee Bollinger three weeks to respond to their demands about the university's sexual assault policies.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Columbia University students receive more sexual violence education than ever before. But Emma Sulkowicz and other survivors of assault say serial rapists remain free to roam campus.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A recent survey finds that 75 percent of white Americans have no non-white friends. We look at the role historically segregated housing plays.
Monday, August 25, 2014
WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal and Slate's Jamelle Bouie explore the suburban racial divide.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Michael Brown's death has focused worldwide attention on Ferguson, Missouri. But the racial divisions that surfaced in this St. Louis suburb are common to suburbs across America.
Friday, July 25, 2014
After a late-night encounter outside a mosque, Palestinians in Bay Ridge are bracing for more tensions.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Eating off children's plates is part of everyday dining for parents. But can you find hidden gems? Watch Dan Pashman's video guide to what's edible and what's just too gross.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Some are desensitized to the escalating conflict; others are calling their imams wondering if they should go to war.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
We talk to World Cup obsessives from Japan, Cameroon, Brazil, Mexico, Croatia and Greece about how they cheer (and drink, and curse) their team.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Two young, African-American playwrights are making satire out of heavy topics. "We cry and laugh with the same muscle," says Marcus Gardley.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The Supreme Court says that prayers before town meetings are Constitutional.