Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

May 1, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

In light of Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine against the Los Angeles Clippers owner. The commissioner, apparently with the full support of other team owners, will also lead an effort to impel Sterling to sell his majority... Read more »

Student athletes deserve meals, more

Student athletes deserve meals, more

April 17, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

The legislative council of the NCAA ratified a proposal to grant all Division I athletes unlimited access to on-campus dining on April 15. Most college basketball fans can recall University of Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier's comments following his team's championship victory less than two weeks ago. Napier... Read more »

The public needs more education on Venezuela

The public needs more education on Venezuela

March 12, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Poor political education and media coverage have muddied public understanding of the political situation in Venezuela. Public discourse has decidedly equated current events in Venezuela with those happening halfway around the world in Ukraine. This comparison overlooks the nuance and complexity of both ... Read more »

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

May 24, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, NEWS

Click on the image above to see more images from the NYU Poly commencement.Polytechnic Institute Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn 9:00 a.m. Thursday, May 23 Jerry Hultin, former president of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, introduced his speech with the words of Brooklyn native Jay-Z, "I... Read more »

NBA center makes history by announcing he his gay

May 2, 2013
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NBA center Jason Collins made history on Monday by becoming the first active professional athlete on a major American team sport to publicly announce that he is gay. In a cover article for the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated, Collins shared his personal identity and story. "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And ... Read more »

Pace professor re-examines post-Sandy response

Pace professor re-examines post-Sandy response

November 15, 2012
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Two weeks ago, Tisch sophomore Francisco Sanchez had to evacuate his apartment on East 10th street. Even though Sanchez and other residents in New York City and the Tri-State Area have moved back into their abodes, many still have questions regarding how preparations leading up to Hurricane Sandy and... Read more »

Power players: vice presidents

Power players: vice presidents

October 26, 2012
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Marc Nozell/Flickr.com   Joe Biden Abortion:As a Catholic, Biden personally opposes abortion but supports a woman’s right to choose. The vice president agrees with the Supreme Court’s decisions in Roe v. Wade (1973) and Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), which recognized the right to privacy under the 14th Amendment. Biden has voted to ban fede... Read more »