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Hamilton is Right to Disavow BDS

Hamilton is Right to Disavow BDS

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The academic and cultural freedom of students of Israeli descent, or those who hope to go to NYU Tel Aviv, should not be jeopardized.

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Charity Date Auction Flips Objectification on Its Head — In A Good Way

Charity Date Auction Flips Objectification on Its Head — In A Good Way

Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Regardless of whether or not Mass Transit consciously chose to make a feminist statement, it’s a good example of how male privilege can be used as a non-destructive, anti-sexist tool.

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Schoolwide Airport Shuttle Service Would Ease Holiday Travel

Schoolwide Airport Shuttle Service Would Ease Holiday Travel

Veronica Liow, Deputy Multimedia Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Considering NYU has its finals end around one of the busiest and most expensive times of the year, to help alleviate costs, the university should provide transportation for students to airports.

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Late Exam Schedules Mean High Travel Costs

Late Exam Schedules Mean High Travel Costs

Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

NYU must consider the effects of scheduling on student expenses before they implement an exam session so near the holidays.

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Staff Rants: Nov 29-Dec 5

Staff Rants: Nov 29-Dec 5

WSN Staff
December 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

As the semester draws to a close, our staff reflects on homesickness, elevator etiquette, Union Square, and produce.

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Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

A good political satirist is able to use comedy to highlight the important parts of the news by knowing what to mock and what to take seriously, and in so doing they are able to make their message that much more impactful.

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IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

Isaac Oseas
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The SAB's rejection is an act of political censorship against socialists and an attack on the democratic rights of the entire campus community.

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Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Protesters right now are angry and emboldened, qualities that could not possibly be called symptoms of an oversensitive culture.

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Hipsters Can Solve the Midwest’s Unrest

Hipsters Can Solve the Midwest’s Unrest

Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Through innovative methods, states can incentivize college graduates to stay.

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Read It and Weep: We Need Actual Reading Days

Read It and Weep: We Need Actual Reading Days

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Reading Days are time set aside by the university for students to attempt to piece their lives together in the wake of yet another stressful semester. However, this year, NYU’s official Reading Days fall on the weekend which essentially gives Bobcats zero additional days to study for finals.

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Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.

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Collegiate Freedom of the Press Is a Pressing Issue

Collegiate Freedom of the Press Is a Pressing Issue

WSN Editorial Board
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

By repressing the rights of campus newspapers, colleges are only damaging their reputations further by covering up scandals instead of working to solve them.

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