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Schumer Shutdown Reveals Democrats Have Been Shut Down for Years

Schumer Shutdown Reveals Democrats Have Been Shut Down for Years

By Hunter McLaren

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The government shutdown proves that Democrats are still struggling to find unity and congressional victory in the wake of the 2016 election.

The Illusion of White Victimhood

The Illusion of White Victimhood

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though armchair nationalists’ online escapades often fail to show more than their pitiful need for maximum attention with minimum effort, the “ IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” campaign reflects a larger delusion spreading throughout the U.S., one that contributes to destructive cultural divisions and plays into the political hands of the far-right: white victimhood.

The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

By Alison Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though unlikely to gain real traction, the Democrats' proposed child allowance — a monthly check for low income parents to cover costs of childcare — brings forth an important conversation on some fundamental inequality that still plagues these United States.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Lizbeth Pantoja

NYUDC Political Portraits: Lizbeth Pantoja

By Emily Fagel, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As a part of a her new series, Emily Fagel profiles one of the students studying at NYU's campus in D.C., focusing on diversity in political beliefs.

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

By WSN Editorial Board

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump's willingness to negotiate DACA policies with Democrats is a good sign.

CAS Sophomore Elected VP of College Democrats of NY

CAS Sophomore Elected VP of College Democrats of NY

By Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

CAS sophomore Ryan Trumbauer has just been elected Vice President of the New York state chapter of the College Democrats.

NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

NYU College Democrats hosted an event at which guest speaker New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the importance of civil engagement.

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

By Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Democratic filibuster, which intended to put Merrick Garland back in the running as a Supreme Court Justice, is directly responsible for the Senate Republicans going nuclear to push through Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

CAS Senior is Running for New York City Council

CAS Senior is Running for New York City Council

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

CAS senior Chetan Hebbur is running for City Council in New York City's Second District.

As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

By Nate Torto, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As the Republicans ready their legislative offensive, it is vital that Democrats remain focused on the real opposition and not allow in fighting to hinder the ultimate goal of electoral victories.

Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Members of different political clubs at NYU weighed in on young people's influence in their respective parties.

Political Surrogates Are Hindering the News Media

Political Surrogates Are Hindering the News Media

By Nate Torto, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many news organizations are damaging to the integrity of their reporting by continuing to offer platforms to political surrogates.

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