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Don’t Invade My Language, Too

Don’t Invade My Language, Too

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The term 'Latinx' is a form of linguistic imperialism that should not be legitimized. Instead, the term 'Latine' should be used as an alternative for people who don't identify as Latino or Latina.

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

By Kaitlyn Wang, Co-Managing Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

From walking to New York City from his homeland of Honduras at the age of 13 to his collections walking the runway at NYFW, Latino designer Carlos Campos has come a long way. In his Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Campos sent simple, layered looks down the runway, with pops of softer colors like...

NBC bows to Trump for ratings bump

NBC bows to Trump for ratings bump

By Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

SNL should reconsider its reasons for allowing Trump to host.

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...

Bronx locals angered over sale of historic postal building

Bronx locals angered over sale of historic postal building

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

Bronx residents, along with social and political activists including Gallatin literature professor Steve Hutkins, are rallying in an appeal to the US Postal Service to stop the sale of the historic Bronx General Post Office. This post office serves New York’s 16th congressional district, the poorest...

Survey focuses on communication between teens, parents

Survey focuses on communication between teens, parents

October 18, 2012


Filed under News

Sex is usually a taboo topic between family members but not in the Donath household. “My children did and still do, at 26 and 29, talk to me about sex,” said Robin Donath, a professor for the School of Social Work. “We had many conversations, some with my daughter alone, and some with my son,...

Policy scholars host discussion on importance of Latino vote

Policy scholars host discussion on importance of Latino vote

October 3, 2012


Filed under News

Experts on Latino politics gathered on Tuesday night at a roundtable discussion about the importance of the Latino vote in the 2012 election. Cristina Beltrán, moderator of the panel and director of Latino Studies in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, said she wanted to highlight the...

Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama encourage voter registration

Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama encourage voter registration

September 26, 2012


Filed under News

In an event hosted by the NYU Multicultural Alumni Group, actors Rosario Dawson and Wilmer Valderrama visited NYU to raise awareness for National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday. Together, Dawson and Valderrama have visited Hofstra University, St. John’s University, Columbia University and Newark...