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NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A team of NYU professors and graduate students make breakthrough in Russian bot detection. They found that, on any given day, more than half of Russian political tweets are generated by bots.

The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the past month, two acts of passionate, egalitarian democracy have made second or third-page headlines worldwide but largely failed to garner international attention

We Need More Skepticism

We Need More Skepticism

By Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What these incidents have highlighted is that the American people should maintain a skeptical mindset when considering White House statements and decisions.

“A Good American” Fails to Skewer the NSA

“A Good American” Fails to Skewer the NSA

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Though a fascinatingly in-depth look at one of the most contentious issues since, well, Edward Snowden, "A Good American" is still disappointingly biased.

From NYU to Government Offices

From NYU to Government Offices

By Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

A listicle of NYU alum who have held government positions.

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the wake of the end of the Cultural Revolution's end in China, visual artist Cai-Guo Qiang began to grow his career, culminating in his most impressive work that led to Kevin MacDonald's documentary of the same title, "Sky Ladder."

‘100 Years’ Still Not Long Enough

‘100 Years’ Still Not Long Enough

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"100 Years" in one of the most in-depth and unsettling examinations of injustices against Native Americans to surface in film history. Director Melinda Janko follows the story of Blackfeet warrior Elouise Cobell, who fought for 30 years for justice for her people.

Pit Bull Bans Only Breed Paranoia

Pit Bull Bans Only Breed Paranoia

By Alyssa DeFalco, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Breed banning will never actually work to stop dog bites.

‘Snowden’ Sparks Privacy Debate

‘Snowden’ Sparks Privacy Debate

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the new biopic about Edward Snowden, director Oliver Stone leads a chilling inquiry into the concept of privacy in America.

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

From the moment Rousseff reached the presidency, her decisions were always influenced by men.

NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

NYU Abu Dhabi Students Win $200k for Innovative Traffic App

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

RoadWatch, an app designed by NYU Abu Dhabi students, won 1 million Dhs and top honors at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

New York State should copy Florida’s transparency

New York State should copy Florida’s transparency

By Abraham Gross, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New York State should follow Florida's example and amend their transparency laws.

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