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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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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Can a Pardon Silence?

Can a Pardon Silence?

By Evan Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If a person accepts a pardon from the President of the United States in an ongoing investigation, they will lose their right to invoke the Fifth Amendment because that person no longer can self-incriminate

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Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

By Jacob Bass, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under NYU, Opinion

Hartnett signifies a widespread sense of governmental incompetence that inevitably will imbed itself into our nation’s political schemata and subsequently steepen our country’s dangerous trajectory.

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NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

By WSN Editorial Board

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to Affirmative-Action.

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NYU Reacts: Trump vs. LaVar Ball

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

NYU students react to the current Twitter feud between President Donald Trump and media personality LaVar Ball.

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