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Alex Smith

Alex Smith

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Alex Smith can’t tie himself down to just one passion. Instead, he plays the field, trying his hand at whatever piques his interest at the time, immersing himself in all he does.  The CAS senior has gusto. He isn’t afraid to take risks in what industry he’ll break into next, and it pays off ...

Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

By Anonymous

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the first time in their diplomatic history, the United States and Turkey have mutually suspended all non-immigrant visa applications such as diplomatic, travel, commerce, employment and even student visas. I heard this news from someone very close to me back in Turkey. I did not want believe it.

Despite Decades of False Alarm, North Korea is No Joke

Despite Decades of False Alarm, North Korea is No Joke

By Wayne Chen, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Yet, no matter how much people struggle to take Kim Jong-un and U.S. president Donald Trump seriously, the threat this time around cannot be ignored, and the slightest strategical mistake will lead to a serious catastrophe.

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

By Miranda Levingston, Herman Lee, Téa Kvetenadze, and Coco Wang

November 18, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, Uncategorized

A look at Trump's policies on race, taxes, international relations, healthcare and education.

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Although the United States and Colombia have cooperated in the past when providing to paramilitary assistance in pushing back the drug trade, the United States has overstepped their boundaries.

Capitalism Won’t Solve Cuban Inequality

Capitalism Won’t Solve Cuban Inequality

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With no chance of mobility and a pittance from the central government, the poverty-stricken population of Cuba cannot hope to escape the cycle of poverty.

Obama’s Disposition Towards Cuba Proves the U.S. Has Come A Long Way

Obama’s Disposition Towards Cuba Proves the U.S. Has Come A Long Way

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A publicized presidential visit conveys good intentions, but a U.S. company creating jobs shows a deeper commitment to the Cuban people.

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

October 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

United States espionage programs are compromising foreign relations with our allies. According to a White House statement released Wednesday, President Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone, vehemently denying allegations that the United States has been monitoring her phone calls. Obama...

Candidate Amirahmadi is better for Iran

Candidate Amirahmadi is better for Iran

January 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

This week, as John Kerry’s Secretary of State confirmation hearings plodded along in the Senate with expectedly boisterous criticism of Iran, NYU hosted the pre-eminent scholar and Iranian presidential candidate Hooshang Amirahmadi for a discussion on U.S.-Iran relations. I met with Amirahmadi prior to the...