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Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's student political organizations got together Wednesday evening to debate tariffs and internet privacy.

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

Big Data, Big Problems

Big Data, Big Problems

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Big Data is proving to be a threat to our democracy, but it also has the power to be a force for good.

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The NYU College Republicans announced that they will host an event featuring former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci lasted 10 days in the White House before resigning.

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Politics

Bumble banned pictures of guns in dating profiles, a move that it claims is not politically motivated. However, politics and dating are inherently connected, so Bumble must recognize the implications of its actions.

What You Missed at SXSW

What You Missed at SXSW

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Politics surrounding race, class and gender were at the center of this year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

Companies Have Values, Just like People

Companies Have Values, Just like People

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

Should companies have a voice in politics? Despite current objections, the answer is yes. Companies have values and the right to free speech, just as citizens do.

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Student walkouts will not stop mass shootings.

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?

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.

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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