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Stop Using the Oxford Comma

Stop Using the Oxford Comma

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.

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President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

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.

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John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

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.

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Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

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.

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When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

When Issues Have Faces, Clinton Wins

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.

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For Discipline in Politics, Turn to Veep Debate

For Discipline in Politics, Turn to Veep Debate

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.

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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

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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What Did NYU Think of the Presidential Debate?

What Did NYU Think of the Presidential Debate?

Alice Li, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORIES

NYU Politics Society hosted a viewing party for the first presidential debate.

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Debate Participants Shouldn’t Choose the Participants

Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Whether or not the Libertarians are at fault for failing to contact the debate organizers — or that the two major political groups decided to not include a faction — college groups should continue to try and get their voices heard to change people’s mindset and include views that challenge their own.

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NYU Law Dean Debates Whether Supreme Court Undermines American Democracy

NYU Law Dean Debates Whether Supreme Court Undermines American Democracy

Jake Steel, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

The NYU Law Dean debated if the Supreme Court contradicts the American Democracy.

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College Dems, Repubs Tackle Nuclear Deal, Capital Gains Taxes in Spring Debate

College Dems, Repubs Tackle Nuclear Deal, Capital Gains Taxes in Spring Debate

Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, University News

NYU Democrats and NYU Republicans debated about the Iran Nuclear Deal and Capital-Gains Tax for their spring debate.

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