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Why I Marched for Science

Why I Marched for Science

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

As a humanities student, I tend to shy away from science. However, I marched with others on Saturday because I recognize the need for science in policymaking.

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics

Activism inevitably occurs at the Supreme Court, but we must hold the judicial system accountable.

Geopolitics Matters to Us All

Geopolitics Matters to Us All

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under International, Opinion, Politics, University Life

If you look beyond domestic politics, you will realize that geopolitical tensions between U.S. and China put NYU international students at risk.

Gun Reform Movement Is Too White

Gun Reform Movement Is Too White

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Race

March for Our Lives and movements for gun reform need to incorporate Black lives and voices and push forward police gun reform as well.

Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion, Politics, Technology

I would love to see a separation between work and home life; however Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr.'s bill, if passed, has potential to be ineffective due to its ambiguity.

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Politics

Bumble banned pictures of guns in dating profiles, a move that it claims is not politically motivated. However, politics and dating are inherently connected, so Bumble must recognize the implications of its actions.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

Companies Have Values, Just like People

Companies Have Values, Just like People

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

Should companies have a voice in politics? Despite current objections, the answer is yes. Companies have values and the right to free speech, just as citizens do.

Fund the Hudson Rail Tunnel

Fund the Hudson Rail Tunnel

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

Donald Trump has declared his decision not to fund the Gateway Program — a multi-billion dollar plan to replace the rail tunnel under the Hudson River. This move is entirely political.

Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

The Georgia SB-375 bill utilizes religion as an excuse to discriminate, reducing same-sex couples to second-class citizens.

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Student walkouts will not stop mass shootings.

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