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Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

By Carol Oliveira, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A recently study conducted by NYU researchers suggests that children are not inherently racist.

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NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

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DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

By Veronika Jelenik, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story

NYU students protested against James Watson, one of the discoverers of DNA, speaking at Langone.

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Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

Sterling’s lifetime ban should set new NBA precedent

May 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

In light of Donald Sterling’s racist remarks, NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine against the Los Angeles Clippers owner. The commissioner, apparently with the full support of other team owners, will also lead an effort to impel Sterling to sell his majority...