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NYU’s Role in Gentrification

NYU’s Role in Gentrification

WSN Editorial Board
February 6
Filed under OPINION

While it is tempting to take a hard line for or against gentrification, it is important to acknowledge both the progressive changes and harmful effects in order to strike a balance that helps everyone.

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Bob Moses: Fresh NYC Music Faces

Bob Moses: Fresh NYC Music Faces

Carter Shelter, Staff Writer
October 11
Filed under ARTS, Music

Local duo Bob Moses proved at their concert at Terminal 5 last week that electronic musicians can create bombastic, interactive shows just as well as any four-piece rock group.

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Andrew Hamilton must continue hugging legacy

Andrew Hamilton must continue hugging legacy

J-Sex Appreciation Club
April 1
Filed under OPINION

Hamilton will need a novel approach to physical contact with students if he is to match Sexton's popularity.

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Necessity defense necessary for Flood Wall Street 11

Necessity defense necessary for Flood Wall Street 11

WSN Editorial Board
March 4
Filed under OPINION

The Flood Wall Street 11, a group of protesters who refused to plead guilty to charges of disorderly conduct during the Flood Wall Street demonstrations on September 22, could have their charges dropped. A Manhattan criminal court judge implied Monday that he would consider hearing their defense that the ...

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor
February 3
Filed under NEWS

Mayor de Blasio makes an effort to provide affordable housing to residents.

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Obama must act on immigration reform

Obama must act on immigration reform

April 8
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

In the State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to passing immigration reform that would finally provide protection and a path to citizenship for the estimated 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. According to reports by The New York Times,...

U.S. should set example for Uganda

U.S. should set example for Uganda

February 18
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

President Barack Obama warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that enacting a proposed anti-gay law would be detrimental to diplomatic relations on Feb. 16. The proposed law mandates 14 years imprisonment on the first conviction and up to life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality.” Ugand...

Court ruling opportunity for NYU

Court ruling opportunity for NYU

January 29
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

A Manhattan judge ruled that the Bloomberg administration improperly relinquished three implied public parks for NYU construction without approval from New York State, causing a setback to the university’s controversial expansion plan. State Supreme Court Justice Donna Mills’ ruling against the pro...

Geneva II talks fall short, prove ineffective

Geneva II talks fall short, prove ineffective

January 27
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Yesterday afternoon, the Syria peace talks in Geneva produced their first breakthrough. The UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi reported that both parties have agreed upon conditions under which women and children are allowed to leave the besieged city of Homs, Syria. Although this deal marks an important first...

CNN should focus on reporting, not drama

CNN should focus on reporting, not drama

October 3
Filed under Uncategorized

Ever since its revival, the CNN television program “Crossfire” has been met with much controversy. The show is supposedly designed to present a debate between politically liberal and politically conservative pundits and offer unique, challenging perspectives to the public. However this description...

U.S. intelligence should be kept on domestic front

U.S. intelligence should be kept on domestic front

September 12
Filed under OPINION

New allegations pertaining to the activity of the NSA have been published by The Guardian. The allegations cite a confidential “memorandum of understanding” between the United States and Israel, which indiscriminately shares raw intelligence with Israel. According to the language of the memorandum, ...

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is endangering food stamp programs

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is endangering food stamp programs

September 10
Filed under OPINION

Food insecurity remains a critical issue for millions of Americans. Families in every county in America depend on food stamps for their basic survival. The recent misguided attack led by the House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and his Republican colleagues to slash the food stamp program, the last s...

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