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World Politics: The Spring of Closed Doors

World Politics: The Spring of Closed Doors

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES

In the political cacophony that has erupted during President Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House, it's easy to get caught up — but it's important to stay aware of global politics as well.

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NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under NEWS

NYU College Democrats hosted an event at which guest speaker New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the importance of civil engagement.

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New Politics Classes to Be Offered Through Marron Institute of Urban Management

New Politics Classes to Be Offered Through Marron Institute of Urban Management

Téa Kvetenadze, Deputy Copy Chief
April 26, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

NYU's Marron Institute of Urban Management will partner with the politics department to offer new courses next semester — including topics in urban management and methods of policy analysis.

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Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

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Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

These actions were both done in retaliation against an increasingly aggressive North Korea that has conducted several missile launches and a public assassination in Malaysia since Trump took office. However Trump’s response has done nothing to improve the safety of the region and instead seriously undermines one of his core campaign promises: holding China accountable on free trade.

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Get Off the Liberal High Horse

Get Off the Liberal High Horse

Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Young progressives who are preaching compassionate politics must also make an effort to understand viewpoints intensely different from their own.

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Eli Nachmany

Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor
March 23, 2017
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...

We Reject Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

We Reject Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

NYU Syrian Refugee Awareness, Guest Editorial
March 20, 2017
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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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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Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer
March 6, 2017
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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As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

As the Republicans ready their legislative offensive, it is vital that Democrats remain focused on the real opposition and not allow in fighting to hinder the ultimate goal of electoral victories.

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Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

WSN Editorial Board
March 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While NYU is a private institution, DeVos’ actions will affect the education system as a whole — including federal financial aid that many NYU students rely on. Therefore, it is imperative that we continue to represent reason and truth by speaking out against people like DeVos.

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