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There’s More to Cynicism Than Just Being Obnoxious

There’s More to Cynicism Than Just Being Obnoxious

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many people falsely believe that being cynical equates to being dismissive and obnoxious. However, cynicism is a mentality and lifestyle that can fill one's life with individual happiness.

Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

Hannah Arendt Documentary Captures the Philosopher’s Convictions

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary "Vita Activa: The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt" discusses the life of the influential 20th century philosopher.

The Weekend: April 24-26

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under Features

Liven up this weekend with some of the events happening throughout the city.

Top 5 ways to give back this holiday

Top 5 ways to give back this holiday

By David Bologna, Beauty & Style Editor

November 26, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

To commemorate this special day of extending a helping hand, here is a list of the top beauty products that are giving back this season.

Kwame Anthony Appiah to join NYU Philosophy Department

Kwame Anthony Appiah to join NYU Philosophy Department

December 4, 2013


Filed under News

Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah will leave Princeton University at the end of the current semester to join NYU’s Department of Philosophy and the NYU School of Law in January 2014. “Leaving Princeton is bittersweet, since it has been a wonderful place to teach and to think,” Appiah said. “But ...

New Atheism offers better philosophy, faith than religion

February 25, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As science advanced over time, the God hypothesis became increasingly less necessary as a way to explain the occurrence of natural events. This caused religiosity to decline, especially among educated people. As secular states developed and freedom of expression emerged as a human right, criticism of...