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Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Chauvinist male politicians fail to consider the impact their pro-life stances have on society until they suddenly fall victim of the very same struggle.

[VIDEO] Consent law wording confuses

[VIDEO] Consent law wording confuses

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYC has a new confirmative assent law, but do NYU students know what that means?

How NYU Deals with Drug Infractions

How NYU Deals with Drug Infractions

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

An examination of NYU policies regarding drugs.

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

January 26, 2014


Filed under News

During his fourth State of the State Address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to relax constraints on the use of medical marijuana in the state. Citing research on the benefits of the drug and the policies of the 20 other states that have legalized medical marijuana, Cuomo announced t...

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

April 30, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Last week, two NYU students started an online petition to stop the Wasserman Center for Career Development from posting certain unpaid internships. Tisch sophomore Christina Isnardi, one of the organizers of the petition, defined illegal unpaid internships as those that either treat interns as full-...

Soda ban good in theory, other options less invasive

Soda ban good in theory, other options less invasive

March 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on “high capacity” sugary drinks — those containing 16 ounces or more of sugar — will not go into effect today, as initially planned. In response to a lawsuit brought by various business organizations, New York State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling...

Drug legalization irresponsible, dangerous

February 13, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

While I am all for the legalization and regulation of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana — and of course, caffeine — I strongly disagree with the idea of legalizing the rest of the illegal drug family. Marijuana is not addictive. And although alcohol and tobacco are, they are too widespread to ban....