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Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy, News Editors
March 20, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, NYU, University News

On Macrh 15, President Andrew Hamilton sent an email detailing the NYU's efforts to counter Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. However, some NYU activism groups are still unsatisfied with the administration's actions.

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Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Arushi Sahay and Sayer Devlin
March 2, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Andrew Hamilton hosted a town hall to take questions from students about affordability, but the discussion quickly turned the sanctuary campus debate.

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NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

Mack Degeurin, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Now that several media outlets have been banned from the White House, NYU journalism students and professors discuss the future of their field.

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NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

Natasha Roy, News Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

With the advent of President Trump's executive order halting arrivals of people from several Muslim-majority countries, Oscar-nominated director Asghar Farhadi is refusing to attend the Oscars ceremony, despite his film "The Salesman" being nominated for an award.

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NHL looks to score with ban on fighting, alienates loyal fans

NHL looks to score with ban on fighting, alienates loyal fans

April 1, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

The National Hockey League is outlawing fights, which have been an important part of the sport since its inception. So-called enforcers, such as Tiger Williams, have been glorified by the media and fans alike as staples of the game. The concept was even glorified in the Canadian film “Goon” about two fight...

Bloomberg pushes for new anti-cigarette law

Bloomberg pushes for new anti-cigarette law

March 26, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  One week after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban was blocked in court, Bloomberg announced a new health initiative, this time in an attempt to further reduce the smoking rate among the city’s youth. The Tobacco Product Display Restriction bill, announced March 18,...

Soda ban good in theory, other options less invasive

Soda ban good in theory, other options less invasive

March 12, 2013
Filed under OPINION

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on “high capacity” sugary drinks — those containing 16 ounces or more of sugar — will not go into effect today, as initially planned. In response to a lawsuit brought by various business organizations, New York State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling...

Ban against gay Boy Scouts should be lifted

February 6, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

The Boy Scouts of America, a group that is meant to educate and empower young men through team-building and outdoor education activities, has been mired in scandal for the last few years because of its ban on gay members and troop leaders. Over the years, gay fathers have been forced to stop participating...

Businesses, organizations file lawsuit against soda ban

Businesses, organizations file lawsuit against soda ban

October 22, 2012
Filed under NEWS

A group of organizations and businesses sued the city in an attempt to overturn the Bloomberg administration’s ban on supersized sodas earlier this month. The assembly includes the Teamsters Local 812, Korean-American Grocers Association of New York, National Association of Theater Owners of New...

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