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Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

By Mack DeGeurin, Sakshi Venkatraman, and Alex Domb

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Tensions ran high at a town hall between President Hamilton and students as a large cohort of student activists criticized the administration.

Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's student political organizations got together Wednesday evening to debate tariffs and internet privacy.

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The NYU College Republicans announced that they will host an event featuring former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci lasted 10 days in the White House before resigning.

Students and Alumni Debate Three-Year Degrees

Students and Alumni Debate Three-Year Degrees

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The debate featured passionate and compelling arguments on both sides, and sought to reach a consensus on a topical and controversial issue.

Stop Using the Oxford Comma

Stop Using the Oxford Comma

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Oxford Comma is an unnecessary embellishment and should only be required when the original message of the text is already ambiguous.

President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Emeritus John Sexton spoke about the importance of free speech and open debate at The Review and Debates event tonight.

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While Sexton has been recognized for his skillful debating, free speech has never been a center of his platform, making the choice to have Sexton headline this particular event confusing. Furthermore, Sexton’s tenure at NYU was filled with inexcusable mistakes, and he should never be an honoree at this university.

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ken Bone, like the U.S., slowly developed into one colossal Internet joke with endless amounts of ugly history and, oddly enough, no punch line.

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

By Lexi Faunce, Diamond Naga Siu, Abraham Gross, and Natasha Roy

October 11, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU students weigh in on last night's presidential debate.

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.

For Discipline in Politics, Turn to Veep Debate

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The vice presidential debate is something every prospective voter should carefully watch — and not because it is going to be scandalous and titillating, but precisely because it isn’t going to be.

The Real Trump Was Exposed at the First Debate — And It Was Ugly

The Real Trump Was Exposed at the First Debate — And It Was Ugly

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump's performance at the debate shows that he is unfit to be president.

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