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Angie Liao

Angie Liao

Thomas Price, Opinion Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Maybe it’s the yoga. Or maybe it’s her natural serenity. But more than likely, it’s Angie Liao’s knowledge that being frazzled does nothing to advance the human rights issues that fuel her near-unparalleled commitment to the lives of the people around her. Despite the constant bustle of the many pass...

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU does not have the authority to defy the federal government, and barring future court rulings regarding the deportations and the travel ban it is likely that it never will. Instead of trying to turn the university into a sovereign entity within the state of New York, these misguided protesters would be better off using their time and resources to combat unjust travel bans in a more informed, constructive context.

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Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

Thomas Price, Opinion Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While what students' concerns are extremely important, hijacking an event meant to help address another very large issue on campus is not a smart way to create a constructive dialogue.

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Tisch Senior Talks Making Thesis Film ‘Paper Daughters’

Tisch Senior Talks Making Thesis Film ‘Paper Daughters’

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

NYU senior Alexander Lu's thesis film "Paper Daughters" creates a personal interpretation of what was once American history during the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 — and what, with threats of increased immigration regulation, may come to be again.

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Will Jeff Sessions Affect NYU?

Will Jeff Sessions Affect NYU?

Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS

Senator Jeff Sessions was recently confirmed by the Senate for Attorney General, despite controversy over his past stances. With his appointment, conflicts are expected in blue areas like New York City.

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Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor
February 11, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS

Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.

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Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, NYU, TOP STORIES, University News

Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.

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Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large
January 31, 2017
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Following President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely, many are speaking out against these actions — the fashion industry among them. Ricardo Seco showcased ...

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

Students for NYU Sanctuary Campus
January 30, 2017
Filed under OPINION

With the executive orders on immigration, the need for NYU to declare a sanctuary campus is more critical than ever.

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NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

Natasha Roy, News Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Despite President Andrew Hamilton's letter after the sanctuary campus walkout in November, NYU has not been declared an official sanctuary campus. NYU Sanctuary, a coalition of students and faculty, is working to change that.

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Protestors in Battery Park Respond to JFK Detainees

Protestors in Battery Park Respond to JFK Detainees

Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin
January 29, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS, TOP STORY

New Yorkers took to the streets again on Sunday to protest President Trump's recent executive orders on immigration.

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Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.

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