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NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

Natasha Roy, News Editor
February 23
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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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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Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
February 16
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS

The African Heritage Month planning committee has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Students believe that the celebration to unify the NYU community.

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How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer
February 9
Filed under NEWS, NYU

Second in the series of articles asking students and professors how they feel about Trump's EPA pick.

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Echo Chambers Make Things Worse

Echo Chambers Make Things Worse

Dylan Siegal, Contributing Writer
February 6
Filed under OPINION

Sitting on our high horses does nothing but drive people away, and if we want a more accepting country so badly, we have to start talking to people instead of alienating them.

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It’s Time to Bring Back Civil Discourse

It’s Time to Bring Back Civil Discourse

Christopher Collado, Contributing Writer
February 6
Filed under OPINION

It can be frustrating to discuss politics with people who have different viewpoints that one's own. However, we should not shut ourselves away from the opportunity to engage.

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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
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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Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Abigail Weinberg talks about adjusting to Madrid reflects on keeping silent in a harsh political climate.

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During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer
February 2
Filed under OPINION

Social media is a valuable tool for staying informed in a changing political climate. Yet, overindulging in it can also be highly detrimental to mental health and activism..

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Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under ARTS, Film

With the advent of President Trump's executive order halting arrivals of people from several Muslim-majority countries, Oscar-nominated director Asghar Farhadi is refusing to attend the Oscars ceremony, despite his film "The Salesman" being nominated for an award.

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Freedom of the Press Still Matters

Freedom of the Press Still Matters

Thomas Price, Opinion Editor
January 30
Filed under OPINION

While President Trump’s relationship with the media has not been amicable to say the least, to charge journalists with a felony for reporting and covering on the news is a direct violation of the First Amendment.

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Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer
January 27
Filed under OPINION

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

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