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Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Flawed characters make for good writing. Perfectly moral characters are the most unrealistic of all, and boring to boot. But encouraging — or at the most passive level, allowing sexist or otherwise bigoted characters to be written uncritically — is to say that those characters are uncritically relatable.

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under News

An NYU student is circulating a petition that requests that the university's academic calendar allow classes to be cancelled to accomadate major Jewish holidays.

NYU Shanghai vs. Chinese Universities

NYU Shanghai vs. Chinese Universities

By CoCo Wang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Shanghai presents students with more academic opportunities than local Chinese universities.