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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.

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Democrats and Republicans must put hard-line politics aside to reach a compromise on immigration.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Eileen Garcia

NYUDC Political Portraits: Eileen Garcia

By Emily Fagel, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Columns

This week, our columnist Emily Fagel writes about Eileen Garcia — how she identifies politically and why.

Immigration Is a Local Issue Too

Immigration Is a Local Issue Too

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If Democratic candidates want to see immigrants consistently turn up at elections, they need to dedicate themselves to stronger stances on immigration against the toxic threats that the Republicans in office have forced upon millions in this country.

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A fair election is only legitimate if the electorate is informed, and with every released email, WikiLeaks brings us closer to that ideal of radical transparency.

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

By WSN Editorial Board

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Until New York reforms its own voting process, state officials have no legitimate argument to make against conservative state legislatures taking advantage of the Supreme Court ruling.

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.

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

April 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

A breakdown of Bernie Sanders' speech and reasons for his movement being favorable among millennials.

Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Washington Square Park Next Week

Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Washington Square Park Next Week

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News

Bernie Sanders will host a rally in Washington Square Park on Wednesday, April 13.

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

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

By 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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