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#MeToo Raises Ethical Questions for NYU Journalism

#MeToo Raises Ethical Questions for NYU Journalism

By Caroline Haskins, Investigative News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

NYU Journalism has received several recent emails with ethical concerns regarding Katie Roiphe, head of the graduate Cultural Reporting and Criticism Program, and NYU Journalism may address these concerns in a school event in March.

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the face of such awesome potential, there has understandably been several ethical and practical concerns over CRISPR’s application, and while some are more valid than others, none outweigh the world of good that can be achieved by embracing this technology.

Why The Head Transplant Should Happen

Why The Head Transplant Should Happen

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, this procedure should most definitely be pursued considering the history it would make and what it would mean for the advancement of dealing with paralysis.

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

By Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

With the increase of consumers concerned about animal welfare, many companies have taken to labeling food packages with often misleading messages. Here’s some information about common food labels to help you become a more conscious eater.

NYU Improving Disability Tech

NYU Improving Disability Tech

By Ashley Arnold, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon students are recognized by Mayor Bill de Blasio for their work with handicapped youth.

Panel discusses ethics of experimental drugs

Panel discusses ethics  of experimental drugs

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Law School hosted a panel in a discussion on the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of experimental drugs in cases of terminal illness.

Stern program will benefit work ethics

Stern program will benefit work ethics

By WSN Editorial Board

September 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By educating business students about ethics, the Stern mindfulness initiative will reach the future of the corporate world.

Raising workers’ wages would benefit Wal-Mart

Raising workers’ wages would benefit Wal-Mart

December 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last Friday, a number of protesters demanded an increase in the minimum wage outside Walmart stores. In July, the massive retailer dropped plans to build three stores in Washington, D.C. after the passage of a bill requiring a living wage of $12.50. Wal-Mart claimed a wage hike would drive up the pr...

Newspapers should not adjust journalistic standards for controversial topics

Newspapers should not adjust journalistic standards for controversial topics

By Christina Coleburn, Staff Columnist

November 4, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Los Angeles Times recently announced it would no longer print letters that refute climate change, igniting a fierce discussion about the balance between free speech and the preservation of journalistic standards. Letters editor Paul Thornton contended that many anti-climate change pieces contained factual i...

CNN should focus on reporting, not drama

CNN should focus on reporting, not drama

October 3, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Ever since its revival, the CNN television program “Crossfire” has been met with much controversy. The show is supposedly designed to present a debate between politically liberal and politically conservative pundits and offer unique, challenging perspectives to the public. However this description...