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Reflecting on 9/11: Current students say generation marked by threat of terrorism

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By Shira Laucharoen

A decade ago, this year’s senior class likely sat in their sixth grade homerooms as the one of the most significant events of their generation unfolded.

For Jasmine Senior, CC ’12, the attacks impacted her in ways both personal and intellectual. Her mother, who had served in the military for 21 years, was deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, while back home Senior developed an interest in political science and current events.

“September 11 happened when we were younger, so we grew up with it, this war, and the change in American culture,” Senior said. Read More