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‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Tehran Taboo,” an Austrian-German animated film by Ali Soozandeh, moves through the interwoven lives of three women in Tehran, Iran, each desperately trying to make a future from complicated romantic or sexual circumstances.

Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After weeks of silence, NYU President Andrew Hamilton responds to complaints of academic freedom violations at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

These international beauty and skincare trends can freshen up your daily routine.

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Opinion editor Richard Shu argues that the West has the duty to accept more Syrian refugees.

Israel Apartheid Week Blind to Middle East Issues

Israel Apartheid Week Blind to Middle East Issues

By Joseph Stern, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

f these actions are truly about injustice, those at the forefront should turn their focus towards the rampant racism and bigotry that is systemic throughout the Arab world, rather than attack the one democratic state in the Middle East.

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For citizens in countries with less diversified economies, the plummeting oil prices accompanied with the devaluation of local currency forecast harsh economic conditions and social disorder.

ISIS’ Destruction of Ancient Artifacts is a Smokescreen

ISIS’ Destruction of Ancient Artifacts is a Smokescreen

By Pragya Gianani, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We are playing into ISIS’ agenda by constantly covering their seemingly mindless rampage.

Artist draws attention to drone strike casualties

Artist draws attention to drone strike casualties

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2015


Filed under City News, News

An artist set up red cups in Washington Square Park to represent those killed in drone strikes in countries in the Middle East.

Iraqi ambassador discusses military, ISIS

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under News

An ambassador and a Pulitzer Prize winner discussed the legacy of the war with Iraq, ISIS and the Middle East.

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

By Arsh Harjani, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of a Panel Discussion held at NYU in response to the growing threat ISIS poses to the international community.

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Contributing Columnist

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It appears Obama is repeating his predecessor's mistakes in Iraq.

Tension and chaos in the Middle East continue to plague Western relations

September 28, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A successful upheaval of a tyrannical government usually connotes nationalism, positivity and enthusiasm. Following the recent wave of uprisings in the Middle East — referred to as the Arab Spring — many nations are on the path toward democratization. But others have been swept up in the excitement...

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