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When Politics Meet Fashion

When Politics Meet Fashion

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

President Donald Trump's tweets in defense of his daughter, Ivanka, demonstrated that politics and fashion can intersect. However, the question remains: Should they?

EU Free Trade Rules Hide a System of Inequality

EU Free Trade Rules Hide a System of Inequality

By Matthew Collins, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While it was despicable of Ireland to allow a company to pay almost no tax, we should not forget that the European Commission’s motives in deciding this case were equally appalling.

A New Course of Empathy in Refugee Politics

A New Course of Empathy in Refugee Politics

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As we’ve seen in this election cycle and ones like it around the world, it is far too easy to succumb to predatory feelings and anger.

NYU Reacts: Greek economy

NYU  Reacts: Greek economy

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under News

NYU reacts to the agreement reached between Greece and its European creditors on Feb. 20 to extend their loan for four months.

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...

Extreme nationalism threatens E.U.

Extreme nationalism threatens E.U.

February 19, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Swiss electorate voted on a referendum aimed at limiting the number of foreigners that can live and work inside the country on Feb. 9. Though Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, it does have strong ties to Brussels, and changes there have repercussions throughout Europe. The m...

West must support Ukrainian democracy

West must support Ukrainian democracy

January 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  The deaths of three protesters in Ukraine last week sparked a surge in violence not seen before in the Euromaidan protests. The clashes between government forces and the opposition spread for the first time beyond the capital, Kiev, with barricades erected and the protests taking on a ...