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Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

By Paola Nagovitch, Abroad Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

A reflection on why the coverage of Hurricane Florence should serve as a reminder of those that were left behind in the neglect of Hurricane Maria.

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

WSN looks into students' opinions on Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data collection scandal.

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hasan Minhaj sat down with Wajahat Ali at the PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss comedy and being Muslim in the era of President Donald Trump.

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

With more and more celebrities considering running for political office, it is time to reexamine our standards for elected officials.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.

NYU Among Several Schools to Speak Against Sinclair Broadcasting Group

NYU Among Several Schools to Speak Against Sinclair Broadcasting Group

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU has joined the growing list of journalism schools signing a letter protesting Sinclair Media Group for controversial practices that have "diminished trust in the news media."

NYU Takes Legal Action Against Trump Travel Ban

NYU Takes Legal Action Against Trump Travel Ban

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

On March 30, NYU lawyers filed an amicus curiae brief against the latest iteration of President Donald Trump’s “travel ban.”

Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci Speaks to NYUCR

Anthony ‘The Mooch’ Scaramucci Speaks to NYUCR

By Mack DeGeurin and Sunanda Gaskins

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2016 Election, News, University News

Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci spoke at an event held by NYU College Republicans on Thursday night.

US Airlines Need Competition to Improve

US Airlines Need Competition to Improve

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Airline companies need to be held to higher customer service standards.

Fund the Hudson Rail Tunnel

Fund the Hudson Rail Tunnel

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

Donald Trump has declared his decision not to fund the Gateway Program — a multi-billion dollar plan to replace the rail tunnel under the Hudson River. This move is entirely political.

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