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Geopolitics Matters to Us All

Geopolitics Matters to Us All

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under International, Opinion, Politics, University Life

If you look beyond domestic politics, you will realize that geopolitical tensions between U.S. and China put NYU international students at risk.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

By Mariana Castro, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under City News, News

More than a year into Donald Trump's presidency, Washington Square News dives into how sanctuary cities such as New York have fared in their attempts to protect undocumented immigrants.

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is imperative that we identify the differences between media and journalism and understand the value of authentic journalism, rather than allowing ourselves to lose trust in news sources all together.

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Not only is Trump’s reaction inappropriate and divisive, it also promotes a malleable definition of terrorism while simultaneously hindering the freedom of the Muslim community.

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Brennan Center for Justice won a suit against Trump’s third iteration of the travel ban in Zakzok v. Trump.

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

By Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

Broken DREAMS and Deportation

Broken DREAMS and Deportation

By Arushi Sahay, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

DREAM students at NYU respond to news that the first protected DREAMer was deported under President Donald Trump.

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

By Rita Skeeter, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner plans to demolish an NYU building owned by his company because of letters sent to him by other NYU Law graduates.

Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

Members of the NYU community are surprised to find out the NYU Law alum Jared Kushner, an advisor for President Donald Trump, owns property at the university.

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement organized a rally today to protest the lack of student representation on NYU's Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson's connection to President Donald Trump.