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[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

Sam Bearzi and Daniel Cole
December 5, 2014
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, OPINION

UPDATE Dec. 12 Editor's Note: This discussion occurred before there were any revelations of mistakes in the Rolling Stone article "A Rape on Campus." Opinion Editor Christina Coleburn and Deputy Sports Editor Tony Chau discuss fraternity culture and its correlation to sexual assault. The video is... Read more »

Representation of Asian Americans in film limited

Representation of Asian Americans in film limited

Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist
December 5, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Roles should showcase the full spectrum of diversity and complexity in Asian-American populations.

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Sexism persists in the literary world

Sexism persists in the literary world

Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist
December 5, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Discrimination in literature is a deplorable and contradictory disservice to the field.

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Scientific Advisory Board needs more independent scientists

Scientific Advisory Board needs more independent scientists

Ryan Najjar, Contributing Columnist
December 5, 2014
Filed under OPINION

A thriving energy industry is useless when the earth and people that support it suffer in its name.

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Rise of social media must be embraced

Rise of social media must be embraced

Tommy Collison, Staff Columnist
December 1, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Social media users will not replace journalists, but the world is beginning to see a symbiosis between the two groups of newsmakers.

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Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor
December 1, 2014
Filed under OPINION

While liberals may outnumber conservatives at universities, the lack of instances of legitimate indoctrination and increasingly corporatized model of higher education demonstrate that the collegiate “continuum of leftism” is not as genuine as D’Souza suggests.

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Discussion group on race misguided

Discussion group on race misguided

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
December 1, 2014
Filed under OPINION

As of this semester, a discussion group for administrators called White Administrators Talk Race now meets every other week in the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs Student Lounge. There is also a related student group called Unpacking Whiteness that meets every other Wednesday in the Kimm... Read more »

International student solidarity necessary to support Mexican students

International student solidarity necessary to support Mexican students

Kevin Burns and Michael Domanico
November 24, 2014
Filed under OPINION

There are several steps students at NYU should take to stand in solidarity with the students in Mexico, both those who have gone missing and those taking to the streets to bring about reform.

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Warrantless spying must be debated openly

Warrantless spying must be debated openly

Tommy Collison, Staff Columnist
November 24, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Citizens need to decide whether privacy infringement is a cost worth paying in exchange for diminished civil liberties.

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Anger over undocumented students misguided

Anger over undocumented students misguided

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
November 24, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Regardless of opinions on immigration policy, passions must be tempered with pragmatism.

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Alternatives to Common Core also flawed

Alternatives to Common Core also flawed

Dana Brown, Contributing Columnist
November 24, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Common Core may have a variety of issues, but a prevalent critique against the educational standards is ironically misguided.

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American teenagers need sex education

American teenagers need sex education

Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist
November 21, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Adequate education is key in ensuring that teens are properly educated before they become sexually active.

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