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National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

Matthew Perry, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

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WEA System Highlights Underlying Racist Attitudes

WEA System Highlights Underlying Racist Attitudes

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The limited technical capabilities of the WEA system make using it in manhunt like this one incredibly risky.

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On-Screen Talent Needs to Start Looking More Like the Viewing Public

On-Screen Talent Needs to Start Looking More Like the Viewing Public

Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Viewers must also demand original films with nontraditional diversity.

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College Republicans Drama Tests The Future of GOP

College Republicans Drama Tests The Future of GOP

Richard Shu, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

From the highest marks of the party itself, all the way down to the grassroots college-level efforts, Trump has cleaved a divide between those who stand up for the principles they believe in, even if it means betraying their party, and those who would rally behind an egotistical, lying braggart if only to keep their trembling elephant standing a little longer.

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Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

Annie Cohen, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Donald Trump’s surrogates are a haphazard group of political and cultural eccentrics, most of whom have little to no knowledge of or experience in politics.

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NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

Connor Borden, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under OPINION

It is time to end our glorification of famous and important people in science and other fields in light of their derogatory and backwards ideas.

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Cultural Insensitivity Causes Headaches for International Students

Cultural Insensitivity Causes Headaches for International Students

Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under OPINION

There is still a strong, patronizing belief that culture considered to be mainstream only encompasses the culture of the United States, when, in reality, everybody lives in the same globalized world.

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Matt Lauer Perpetuates Sexist Double Standard

Matt Lauer Perpetuates Sexist Double Standard

Blake Waranch, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Matt Lauer's performance shows that future debate moderators desperately need to hold both candidates to the same standard on stage.

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Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

Nishad More, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

Hamilton has made strides in affordability, but nothing worth throwing an expensive weeklong party over.

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Why Not Take Dining Dollars?

Why Not Take Dining Dollars?

Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION

A franchise that is already highly popular with NYU students should have more than one store that takes dining dollars on campus.

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NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

WSN Editorial Board
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

By promoting an official and one-on-one system of reporting discrimination, NYU administrators are offering an outlet for students’ complaints without prejudgment.

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Tinder Social? Not Social at All

Tinder Social? Not Social at All

Grace Halio, Deputy Managing Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION

When you create your own social group and preselect the other group that you’re meeting, it gets rid of the spontaneity in talking to new people.

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