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We Need More Skepticism

We Need More Skepticism

By Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What these incidents have highlighted is that the American people should maintain a skeptical mindset when considering White House statements and decisions.

How Will Sean Spicer Affect NYU Students?

How Will Sean Spicer Affect NYU Students?

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU professors and students discuss Sean Spicer's effect on the freedom of the press the at universities.

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.

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Asian Pacific American Institute has created an online form where people can report hate crimes that occur within the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency.

Campaign Gear as Abysmal as Actual Election

Campaign Gear as Abysmal as Actual Election

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After a tumultuous and emotionally taxing election cycle—to say the least—one often overlooked, yet nearly as abhorrent feature of this most recent ordeal was the absolutely subpar and unacceptable campaign gear that was seen sported by the many supporters of each candidate.

Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protesters right now are angry and emboldened, qualities that could not possibly be called symptoms of an oversensitive culture.

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.

Protests Begin to Slow Down Post-Thanksgiving

Protests Begin to Slow Down Post-Thanksgiving

By Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy

December 2, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

A spate of protests followed the election of Donald Trump, but demonstrations have died down recently.

It’s on Us to Hold Trump Accountable

It’s on Us to Hold Trump Accountable

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Since Trump was elected, he has done little to quell any fears about what his presidency means. We, the non-deplorable — the decent, the caring, the tolerant — we must not let these injustices go by unnoticed or unregulated.

Stop Republican-Shaming, NYU

Stop Republican-Shaming, NYU

By Andrew Heying and Chuyu Xiong, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In the midst of all the post-election madness, one fact seemed to be forgotten, that — believe it or not — there were and are Republicans here at NYU.

International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While international students are only here, theoretically, to get an education, they should be aware and critical of American politics and they should protest.

Our Country Is Too Smart For The Electoral College

Our Country Is Too Smart For The Electoral College

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To put it simply, the Electoral College is outdated.

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