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John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While Sexton has been recognized for his skillful debating, free speech has never been a center of his platform, making the choice to have Sexton headline this particular event confusing. Furthermore, Sexton’s tenure at NYU was filled with inexcusable mistakes, and he should never be an honoree at this university.

Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

By Coleen Nguyen, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

John Sexton and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf discussed the presence of religion in higher education at last night's Fritzi Weitzmann Owens Memorial Lecture.

Social media can help public figures connect

Social media can help public figures connect

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Social media platforms like Twitter, if used correctly, can be a great outlet for prominent figures, like university presidents, to interact with the public.