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Paris: The Dangerous Dream of Expectations

Paris: The Dangerous Dream of Expectations

By Zoya To, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Zoya To reflects on the moving to Paris for the wrong reasons and learning to love the city.

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Opinion editor Richard Shu argues that the West has the duty to accept more Syrian refugees.

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

By Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Three NYU students traveling to Berlin as part of a spring break service trip share their experiences volunteering with Syrian refugees.

Prague: Why Leaving New York Was the Best Thing I’ve Done for My Mental Health

Prague: Why Leaving New York Was the Best Thing I’ve Done for My Mental Health

By Gabby Brooks, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

The Big Apple is a lot to deal with, and sometimes you just need to clear your head.

NYC rally calls on US to support refugees

NYC rally calls on US to support refugees

By Maddie Norwood, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under City News, News

New York City shows solidarity with the Syrian refugees in Union Square.

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The 2008 financial crisis revealed cracks in the economies of many European nations. The countries may not have known of the problems or did not feel urgency to address them prior to the collapse, but circumstances eventually rendered the problems unavoidable. As weaker European economies suffered in 20...

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

February 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In a campaign speech last month, Leader of the Labor Party Ed Miliband promised to raise the income tax rate among England’s wealthiest from 45 to 50 percent if elected prime minister. The Economist jokes that his tax hike will only bring in the amount of money needed to buy a few English Premier...

Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

November 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Silvio Berlusconi is a personality. In the United States, he is best known for his antics and scandals. He is currently in proceedings for four different trials, has been tried on 21 previous occasions and, on Aug. 1, his sentence for imprisonment because of tax evasion was confirmed. Berlusconi has...

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