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Facebook’s News Algorithms Lack Human Touch

Facebook’s News Algorithms Lack Human Touch

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Facebook has an obligation to provide editorial oversight if it wants to be considered a legitimate news aggregator.

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Universities Should Do More to Foster Wall Street Women

Universities Should Do More to Foster Wall Street Women

August 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Facebook has an obligation to provide editorial oversight if it wants to be considered a legitimate news aggregator.

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Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition Catches Up With Reality

Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition Catches Up With Reality

Nikolas Castelao, Staff Writer
March 3, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Ashley Graham's Sports Illustrated cover for the infamous Swimsuit Issue creates controversy.

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NYU must divest from scholarships

NYU must divest from scholarships

Smooch Stallion, Staff Sergeant
April 1, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The divestment movement should focus on decreasing scholarship funds.

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Sexual assault training must remain mandatory

Sexual assault training must remain mandatory

Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 12, 2015
Filed under OPINION

In an email sent Tuesday night, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais announced an online training course about sexual misconduct that is mandatory for all students. The course being mandatory shows that the administration is taking their responsibility to reduce campus sexual assault seriously.... Read more »

Dorm exercise equipment would reduce stress

Dorm exercise equipment would reduce stress

Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Deputy opinion editor Matthew Tessler argues that adding small exercise rooms to residence halls would encourage students to exercise more.

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China textbook restrictions detrimental

China textbook restrictions detrimental

Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist
February 5, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The recent crackdown on textbooks in China limits the intellectual freedom of the country.

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NYU loses credibility in light of Shanghai report

NYU loses credibility in light of Shanghai report

Editorial Board, Editorial Board
December 3, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Labor issues in its Shanghai campus mean that NYU must make working conditions on its foreign campuses a higher priority.

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Israel produces technology, cultural advances

Israel produces technology, cultural advances

Joshua Z. Lavine, Contributing Columnist
December 3, 2014
Filed under OPINION

"One can be critical of Israel just as one can be critical of any other developed country, but Israel should not be defined by its conflicts in the Middle East. Instead, it should be recognized for its positive contributions to the international community."

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New blog well-intended, needs verification

New blog well-intended, needs verification

Richard Shu, Staff Columnist
December 3, 2014
Filed under OPINION

"Getting racists fired is a noble cause, no doubt, and revenge can feel very sweet. But if we are to move beyond revenge, to justice and the betterment of our society, we simply need a higher standard of proof."

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Hunger problems higher than ever this holiday

Hunger problems higher than ever this holiday

Staff Editorial Board, Staff Editorial Board
November 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Hunger is a growing issue in NYC after federal cuts to food stamp programs. Now the burden of feeding citizens is left up to the city administration.

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Common ground needed in wake of Ferguson

Common ground needed in wake of Ferguson

Omar Etman, Deputy Editor
November 26, 2014
Filed under OPINION

"So that is my advice: Find commonality with Michael Brown or Eric Garner or Trayvon Martin. Even if the association seems forced, acknowledging what is shared makes it much more difficult to ignore what is unequal. "

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