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Don’t Discredit This Opinion

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

We as humans rely on our ability to interpret, perceive and infer in our everyday lives. So why are opinions –– an extension of this interpretation –– seen as unnecessary?

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On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

By Julia Leschi, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NFL's Super Bowl LLI ratings were the lowest ratings for a Super Bowl in nine years; however Shaun King's call for a boycott cannot be deemed a success.

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Can a Pardon Silence?

Can a Pardon Silence?

By Evan Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If a person accepts a pardon from the President of the United States in an ongoing investigation, they will lose their right to invoke the Fifth Amendment because that person no longer can self-incriminate

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A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Democrats and Republicans must put hard-line politics aside to reach a compromise on immigration.

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NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

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What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though I sometimes enjoyed gawking at Fox News' or Breitbart's stories, I never took them seriously. But as I conducted my first interview for my journalism final project, I realized I had made a major oversight.

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NYUDC Political Portraits: Eileen Garcia

NYUDC Political Portraits: Eileen Garcia

By Emily Fagel, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Columns

This week, our columnist Emily Fagel writes about Eileen Garcia — how she identifies politically and why.

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Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

By WSN Editorial Board

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Without intellect and rationality, practical skills are not enough to secure a position in the job market.

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LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Turkey's recent ban on LGBTQ-related events, which celebrates nothing but positivity, is a short-sighted move that will drag Turkey’s human rights progress years behind

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The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

By Isaac Oseas, President of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whatever attitude one has toward the Russian Revolution, there is no doubt that it changed the entire course of the 20th century. The conditions that preceded this monumental event remain with us to this day.

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Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While it is understandable to only follow the international coverage that explicitly correlates to American news, we cannot simply rely on blissful ignorance of world affairs.

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