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Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

By Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the media distracts itself and the American public with trivial stories about Trump’s tweets, it does so at the expense of the desperate and dying Venezuelan people.

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

The various protests around the world are being documented and will be talked about for generations to come.

The Community Service Issue

The Community Service Issue

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Special Issues, Top Story

Before I came to NYU, I remember hearing about students and alumni and their achievements. One Tisch alum wins an Oscar. A Gallatin student has a published book and is working on her second. Some Stern students' startups have effectively impacted the local community. It is clear that ambition runs in...

How Can NYU Students Make An Impact?

How Can NYU Students Make An Impact?

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

A rundown of all the ways that students at NYU can get involved with environmental activism.

Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Even though Pepsi is by no means the only company guilty of using social justice in their product tactics, this ever growing trend of abusing activism for companies’ personal gain needs to be called out and stopped.

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

By Grace Halio, Editor-at-Large

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Take a moment and ask yourself — who is your activism helping? Does it continue to effect change after you leave the room? Are you accountable?

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

By Nate Torto, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

The Failure of the American Feminist

The Failure of the American Feminist

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Intersectional feminism highlights our duty as feminists to offer our voices to victims of oppressive societies and archaic healthcare resources.

A Biopic That Tries to Save Its Subject’s Life

A Biopic That Tries to Save Its Subject’s Life

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

What happens when a story that nobody else wanted to listen to is revealed — and the story's narrator is determined that he's reached the end?

Activism Is Still Important Under Trump Presidency

Activism Is Still Important Under Trump Presidency

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Trump has shown he will remain consistent with his promises, which means his opposition must as well.

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