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Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU announced via Facebook that Justin Trudeau would be the Class of 2018's commencement speaker.

New Documentary Proves Rolling Stone Magazine Is More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll

New Documentary Proves Rolling Stone Magazine Is More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Jonathan Silverman, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The Rolling Store has had a long and storied past. A new documentary on the publication is proof of its versatility in both genre and art form.

When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Clinton has outlined an ambitious set of goals, but she has faced resistance from voters who feel these issues do not affect them.

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This upcoming deadline for SNAP benefits is just another indignity forced upon people who need public assistance.

Politicians are leaders, not saints

Politicians are leaders, not saints

By Abraham Gross, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Politicians should be seen as humans, and their vices do not preclude them from public life.

NYU Reacts: No commencement speaker yet

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under News

Members of the NYU community shared their thoughts on the fact that the university has yet to announce this year's commencement speaker.

Lewinsky’s return to public life courageous

Lewinsky’s return to public life courageous

By Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

November 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

While it is unlikely that her name will be completely rid of stigma, Lewinsky’s decision to turn her infamy into a platform against cyberbullying is commendable.

Stigma around politicians’ sexuality unwarranted

Stigma around politicians’ sexuality unwarranted

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist

October 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Politicians should be judged without consideration of their sexuality.

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Final exams are fast approaching for college students across the nation. For NYU students, the dreaded week — complete with arduous term papers and strenuous tests that can account for over half of the overall semester grade — is slated to begin on May 13. The extreme pressure can provoke an ...

Success of Obamacare contingent on youth

Success of Obamacare contingent on youth

April 2, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The White House announced yesterday that over 7 million people had enrolled in insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. This achievement marks a symbolic victory for the Obama administration, which struggled to meet the self-imposed goal after the turbulent October launch. Throughout the six-month...

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

March 30, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

First lady Michelle Obama made a notably successful and uncontroversial trip to China last week — only her third solo trip during her time in office. She has rarely made forays into foreign affairs — instead focusing on the nation’s eating habits, which is why this trip seemed such an unusual...

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