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The Case for More Female Referees

The Case for More Female Referees

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There is currently a lack of female referees in the sports world.

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Review and Debates hosted New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah who spoke and answered questions on identity in politics and culture.

What You Missed at SXSW

What You Missed at SXSW

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Politics surrounding race, class and gender were at the center of this year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

Alexia Salingaros

Alexia Salingaros

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

For Tisch sophomore Alexia Salingaros, the magic of filmmaking began with summer lethargy and the absence of cable television in her San Antonio home. “The summer after seventh grade, I was super bored,” she said. “I decided to bring my Lego action figures to life, and that eventually turned...

Love, But Not Sex

Love, But Not Sex

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

While Valentine's Day can be annoying for just about everyone, it brings about its own challenges for people who identify on the asexual spectrum.

Stop Toying With Gender Stereotypes

Stop Toying With Gender Stereotypes

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We are molded into gender roles for the future just by the influence of the plastic items in our hands. This all stems from the idea that there has to be a defined line between girl toys and boy toys.

My Lack of A Cover Fee Does Not Compensate for Gender Inequality

My Lack of A Cover Fee Does Not Compensate for Gender Inequality

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is okay that girls do not have to pay to get in at parties and clubs because it makes up for the gender inequality we face in our day-to-day lives. Frankly, this line of thought is ludicrous.

Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

By J. Metje, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Reader, you must be a feminist. Only with the voices of enough people that refuse to be silenced can we achieve the goals we are working towards. Stand up and say, “I am a feminist.”

A Tender and Comic Look At Gender, Death and Vietnam

A Tender and Comic Look At Gender, Death and Vietnam

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

"Orange Julius" explores gender, death and memory through the lens of the Vietnam War.

Steinhardt Study Proves Gender Gap in STEM Fields

Steinhardt Study Proves Gender Gap in STEM Fields

By Coco Wang, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under News

Steinhardt found that females are often underrated in math, even when they are accomplished.

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

By Veronika Jelenik, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story

NYU students protested against James Watson, one of the discoverers of DNA, speaking at Langone.

Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women

Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women

By Lucy Hwang, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Dr. Anna Powers, an alumna and core curriculum fellow at NYU, hosted a launch party in honor of launching Powers Education, a startup dedicated to the success of women.

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