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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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Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

WSN Editorial Board
December 2, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The idealistic views espoused by Hamilton in his early remarks have now been supplemented with concrete and practical solutions.

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Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

WSN Editorial Board
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.

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No Applause for Adulting

No Applause for Adulting

Emily Fong, Opinion Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

By rewarding themselves for minor efforts, young people undermine the challenges many face every day.

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Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The contemporary normalization of Fidel Castro is a disservice to the tens of thousands murdered or exiled because of his actions.

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We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

Aparna Alankar, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Literature students are exposed to a different voice, a different perspective, and ultimately deepen their study of literature when they are given more diverse materials to work with.

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In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

Elisabeth Turner, Contributing Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The Times and NYU’s student body have both fallen into the easy trap of calling Trump out without being able to handle the response from his side.

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