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Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While President Obama has made statements this week promoting investments in space travel to Mars, if the disheartening state of affairs at NASA is indicative of the industry as a whole, the planet will remain well out of reach for decades to come.

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

By Charles Moxley, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

History has shown that our nuclear policies need updating if we are to keep our country safe and maintain our status on the world stage.

Feds Shouldn’t Attack North Carolina’s Wallet

Feds Shouldn’t Attack North Carolina’s Wallet

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Withholding or even threatening to withhold billions of dollars in federal funds is not an appropriate response to a law passed by an elected state government, no matter how deplorable.

Ellis Island re-opening symbolizes city’s resilience

Ellis Island re-opening symbolizes city’s resilience

October 29, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors yesterday after being shut down Oct. 29, 2012, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The museum’s restoration comes a day before Sandy’s one-year anniversary, marking a decisive moment in a long, national recovery effort that has gained significant g...

Government sequester to impact NYU research opportunities, financial aid

Government sequester to impact NYU research opportunities, financial aid

March 11, 2013


Filed under News

NYU is among the higher education institutions in America that will experience cuts in government funding as a result of the sequester that took effect March. 1. President Obama and the parties in Congress have worked to reduce the country’s deficit by more than $2.5 trillion through increased t...