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Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Aiden Bae, Cartoonist

April 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Time is ticking for Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairperson William Berkley (from left to right).

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No More LGBT Character Tragedies

No More LGBT Character Tragedies

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The media as a whole should be held accountable for enforcing stereotypical representation and must instead be pressured into inciting more fleshed out, accurate LGBTQ portrayals.

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Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, NYU, TOP STORY, University News

In a 17-8 victory among the Student Senators Council, SLAM succeeded in its first step to have a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

From Nasty Gal x Nasty Woman to the 67 Percent project by Refinery29, fashion and beauty campaigns are taking a feminist stand that every woman can rally behind.

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TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Kids shows these days are an incredible improvement from the days of high-octane meaningless television.

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The Oscars Being Self-Aware Doesn’t Change the Fact They’re Still Racist

The Oscars Being Self-Aware Doesn’t Change the Fact They’re Still Racist

Ana Lopez, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under OPINION

There’s only so much celebrities can accomplish by saying what has already been said a hundred times. If the Academy was hoping that the social consciousness on display Sunday night would exonerate them, they were sorely mistaken. The problems run much deeper than that.

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Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

Emily Fong, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under OPINION

It is time for Americans to look to their northern neighbors and follow the excellent example they have set.

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Spielberg movies too white to be truly groundbreaking

Spielberg movies too white to be truly groundbreaking

Nishad More, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies," along with the bulk of his work, sorely lacks minority representation in all of its roles, principal and secondary. If Spielberg is really as revolutionary as people claim, he must devote more attention towards diversity in his casting.

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