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Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hillary Clinton sat down with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ("Americanah") at PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss the importance of free speech and free press.

A Quiet ‘Resistance’ at Strand Bookstore

A Quiet ‘Resistance’ at Strand Bookstore

By Emma Cotter, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

The Strand Bookstore recently hosted a Q&A with editors and writers from "Women in Resistance" –– a collection of poetry that explores new feminism and the 2016 election.

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


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..

How Will Betsy DeVos’s Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Betsy DeVos’s Policies Affect NYU Students?

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

NYU professors share how Betsy DeVos would impact NYU students if she were appointed Secretary of Education.

Students, Teachers Gather Outside Senator Schumer’s Office to Protest Education Rights

Students, Teachers Gather Outside Senator Schumer’s Office to Protest Education Rights

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News

Protestors advocate against Betsy DeVos's nomination for Secretary of Education.

A Trump Inauguration Guide: Talking with Willie Geist

A Trump Inauguration Guide: Talking with Willie Geist

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Willie Geist, NBC anchor and news correspondent, spoke with WSN on what to expect from the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States.

Board Member John Paulson Shows Close Ties to Trump

Board Member John Paulson Shows Close Ties to Trump

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, University News

John Paulson is both an NYU Board of Trustees member and key player on Donald Trump's cabinet, which poses conflicts between university values and the past rhetoric of Trump's campaign.

Students Torn on Election Recount

Students Torn on Election Recount

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

Politically minded NYU weigh on Jill Stein's recount petition for the Presidential election.

Professor Predicts Impeachment for Donald Trump

Professor Predicts Impeachment for Donald Trump

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

A history professor at American University has successfully predicted election outcomes for the past 30 years, and now predicts that Donald Trump will be impeached.

NYU Student Organizes Love Rally in the Park

NYU Student Organizes Love Rally in the Park

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

An NYU sophomore organized a love rally in Washington Square Park to bring people together after Donald Trump's victory.

NYU Republicans Double Down on Trump

NYU Republicans Double Down on Trump

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

How Republicans on campus are feeling now that Donald Trump is the president-elect.

From NYU to Government Offices

From NYU to Government Offices

By Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

A listicle of NYU alum who have held government positions.

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