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Hipsters Can Solve the Midwest’s Unrest

Hipsters Can Solve the Midwest’s Unrest

By Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Through innovative methods, states can incentivize college graduates to stay.

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This upcoming deadline for SNAP benefits is just another indignity forced upon people who need public assistance.

Debate Calls Into Question Implementation of Affirmative Action

Debate Calls Into Question Implementation of Affirmative Action

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

In the NYU Review and Debates's inaugural debate, professors and students contend the polarizing topic of affirmative action based on students' economic backgrounds.

Recent studies reflect comprehensive US failures

Recent studies reflect comprehensive US failures

April 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A research team led by a professor at Harvard Business School recently released the Social Progress Index, a study comparing the strengths and weaknesses of countries worldwide. This study analyzes factors relevant to the overall development of a nation by focusing on three dimensions: basic human needs,...

NYU Oxfam throws interactive Hunger Banquet

NYU Oxfam throws interactive Hunger Banquet

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

As students filtered into the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium at the Kimmel Center for University Life on Tuesday, Nov. 19, each received a single strip of paper that would dictate their fate for the night — the paper assigned each guest an occupation, a country, a name and a socioeconomic class. Oxfa...

De Blasio’s policies may be too idealistic

De Blasio’s policies may be too idealistic

November 6, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Bill de Blasio has won the New York City mayoral election. He will be the first Democrat to hold the office since 1989, and the most liberal mayor to be elected to the position in living memory. As The Wall Street Journal declared, “New York voters are about to elect the Occupy movement to run America’s largest city.”...