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Eli Nachmany

Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor
March 23
Filed under Uncategorized

On the night of the most suspenseful event in U.S. politics, SPS senior Eli Nachmany — buried amongst a sea of red hats and matching ties — screamed in celebration at President Donald Trump’s victory party at the New York Hilton Midtown. But working for the winning candidate’s campaign isn’t...

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy, News Editors
March 20
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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We Reject Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

We Reject Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

NYU Syrian Refugee Awareness, Guest Editorial
March 20
Filed under OPINION

President Donald Trump's Muslim ban is a discriminatory act of hate, which infringes on human rights and breaks international refugee laws.

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Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer
March 6
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Kimmel Galleries are currently home to one of the biggest exhibits they've ever hosted, both in terms of sheer size and scope. "Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election” is exactly what it sounds like on a scale that will astound.

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NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

Natasha Roy, News Editor
March 1
Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, NYU, Uncategorized, University News

NYU alumni are leading the charge to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado brought the movement to NYU and are now convincing faculty to join the cause.

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NYU Must Double-Down on Trans Protections

NYU Must Double-Down on Trans Protections

John Barna, Contributing Writer
March 1
Filed under OPINION

But now more than ever, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to respecting and defending the dignity of its transgender students. Since the Trump administration has outright refused to do so, NYU has an obligation to continue leading the way in protecting some of the most vulnerable students in its academic community.

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SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
February 22
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, NYU, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement organized a rally today to protest the lack of student representation on NYU's Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson's connection to President Donald Trump.

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Patriots Should Boycott Trump

Patriots Should Boycott Trump

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
February 21
Filed under OPINION

It makes perfect sense to boycott visiting Trump as protest, yet players can take it a step further. Instead of merely hanging back, players should take a visit to Barack Obama — who will be setting up camp in D.C. in the near future — on the same day of the official White House trip.

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Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

Eli Nachmany, Guest Writer
February 21
Filed under OPINION

In Judge Gorsuch, the American people get an individual who believes strongly in the independence of the court. He walks the fine line between the “judicial activism” against which Justice Scalia routinely railed and an overbearing amount of judicial restraint that threatens our nation’s economic prowess as regulators grab for power.

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Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under OPINION

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

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The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under OPINION

Trump's repeated calls for increased infrastructure investment is a welcoming, considering the state of many New York City subway stations and roads.

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The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

Kate Holland, Contributing Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

More importantly, if so many Americans are insured by the ACA, why are Republicans threatening the law with no alternative healthcare plan under way?

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