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NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A team of NYU professors and graduate students make breakthrough in Russian bot detection. They found that, on any given day, more than half of Russian political tweets are generated by bots.

Hillary Clinton Book Signing at Union Square Barnes and Noble

Hillary Clinton Book Signing at Union Square Barnes and Noble

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

September 13, 2017


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

A number of NYU students were among the hundreds of Hillary Clinton supporters waiting patiently to get copies of her new memoir signed at the Union Square Barnes and Noble.

NYU Law Classmates Appeal to Alum Jared Kushner

NYU Law Classmates Appeal to Alum Jared Kushner

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


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

Presidential Senior Advisor and NYU alumnus Jared Kushner's law classmates wrote a letter to him about his responsibility to make a positive impact on the country.

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

By WSN Editorial Board

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

After an upsetting election or many, a recount unfairly offers a glimmer of hope that will soon be snuffed out.

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump is a vile demagogue whose behavior has warranted a hateful response, but it is impossible to be legitimately productive if we continue to find solidarity in hate.

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

Staff Rants: Nov. 8-14

Staff Rants: Nov. 8-14

By WSN Staff

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These post-election staff rants are guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and shove all of the kale in your house into the garbage.

Our Country Will Persevere

Our Country Will Persevere

By Andrew Heying, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Many in rural America voted for Trump not to turn against minorities, but because they feel as though they are the forgotten demographic.

Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

White racial backlash is the one and only reason behind Trump's victory.

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