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London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Akshay Prabhushankar discusses how the United Kingdom reacted to and covered the recent London attack, which occurred on Westminster Bridge.

I Tried… Following Only People Donald Trump Follows on Twitter

I Tried… Following Only People Donald Trump Follows on Twitter

By Kaitlyn Wang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Features

How would you feel if you only followed people Donald Trump follows on Twitter? Read about what happened when our writer tried it for a week!

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Thanks to idiots like Jesse Watters and people like him, when Asians vote, they’ll vote for Democrats.

24-Hour News Is the Only Modern Option

24-Hour News Is the Only Modern Option

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Current events and breaking news was simply far less accessible than they are today, which is why, for all its foibles, the existence of a 24-hour news cycle is a net boon for the American people.

24-Hour News Is Ruining American Politics

24-Hour News Is Ruining American Politics

By Thomas Price, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The 24-hour news cycle has become far more of a detriment than a service to the medium of news and to the American people.

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

By Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of whether or not these feelings of hostility have been embellished or exaggerated, strict labeling and rejection of Trump supporters and the swirl of media that has ensued is detrimental to NYU, an institution renowned for its free speech, social movements and debate.

Student takes on Fox News with leggings

Student takes on Fox News with leggings

By Patrick Pauley, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU student Addie Weyrich reacts to the Fox News segment that questions if leggings are pants.

United States can and must do better on international stage

United States can and must do better on international stage

By Pragya Gianani, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US is not the paradise many believe it to be, and it must strive to be more.

Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

While liberals may outnumber conservatives at universities, the lack of instances of legitimate indoctrination and increasingly corporatized model of higher education demonstrate that the collegiate “continuum of leftism” is not as genuine as D’Souza suggests.

Domestic abuse relevant beyond celebrity scandals

Domestic abuse relevant beyond celebrity scandals

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist

September 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Domestic violence requires consistent discussion, not just when celebrity scandals erupt.

Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

July 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Within a predictable tirade about Hillary Clinton’s dissent with the recent Hobby Lobby ruling, Fox News reporter Jesse Watters made an outlandish claim against single women who align with the Democratic Party. Fresh from his dismissal from a conference held by the National Organization for Women, W...

Recent Fox News gaffe emblematic of falling journalistic standards

Recent Fox News gaffe emblematic of falling journalistic standards

October 9, 2013


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

On Saturday, Oct. 5, “Fox & Friends” anchor Anna Kooiman criticized President Barack Obama for contributing his own money to a Muslim museum amid the government shutdown, unaware her source, “National Report,” is a satirical newspaper. She would later have to correct her blunder in a tweeted...

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