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When a Hurricane Hits Home: Students Brace For Florence

When a Hurricane Hits Home: Students Brace For Florence

By Alex Domb, News Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story

Many NYU students hail from the states that are slated to be hit by Hurricane Florence.

In Light of North Carolina’s Bathroom Laws, NYU Students Revisit Policies of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

In Light of North Carolina’s Bathroom Laws, NYU Students Revisit Policies of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

By Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Features

NYU student from North Carolina and a program administrator at the LGBTQ Student Center weigh in on new laws about bathrooms.

Feds Shouldn’t Attack North Carolina’s Wallet

Feds Shouldn’t Attack North Carolina’s Wallet

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Withholding or even threatening to withhold billions of dollars in federal funds is not an appropriate response to a law passed by an elected state government, no matter how deplorable.

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

By WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When an official takes the effort to a make a social statement, not often is it made with genuine intent. Cuomo should endeavor to be the exception, not just another politician speaking in elevated tones with his fingers crossed behind his back.

Track Goes to Raleigh for Easter Weekend

Track Goes to Raleigh for Easter Weekend

By Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The NYU track and field teams traveled from North Carolina back to New Jersey, competing in two events.

Swimming Builds a Standard of Success

Swimming Builds a Standard of Success

By Michael Thompson, Sports Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The swimming season came to an end over the weekend at the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, NC.

Second-Year Softball Starts Rocky

Second-Year Softball Starts Rocky

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Beginning its second season, the NYU softball team looked to get off to a good start in North Carolina.

Two guys, half a leg in ‘Finders Keepers’

Two guys, half a leg in ‘Finders Keepers’

By Michelle Martin, Contributing writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

A man found another man's leg in his grill and now wants to keep it. What unfolds is a portrait of a small town in North Carolina involving the man who lost his leg and the man who who found it.

Students must fight partisanship by voting

Students must fight partisanship by voting

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Young Americans’ activism to promote civic engagement demonstrates that students can empower themselves through the political process.

Taser misuse jeopardizes safety

Taser misuse jeopardizes safety

April 16, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Nearly 10,000 police forces across the United States have begun equipping officers with Tasers in recent years. Although these weapons supposedly offer a non-lethal alternative to conventional firearms, officers seem to be more likely to discharge their Tasers because the results are generally l...

North Carolina voter law discriminates against black voters

North Carolina voter law discriminates against black voters

October 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A new voter ID law came into effect in North Carolina on Oct. 1. It drastically altered the electoral procedures of the state and introduced some of the most stringent voting laws in the nation. The Justice Department plans to sue the state, citing that this law is a blatant attempt to disenfranchise...