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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.

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Democrats and Republicans must put hard-line politics aside to reach a compromise on immigration.

Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The press and the American people must remember that Trump is not an outlier — he and Bush both come from a party with a long, shameful tradition of espousing thinly-veiled racism in return for electoral clout and plausible deniability.

APA Records Hate Crimes for First 100 Days of Trump’s Presidency

APA Records Hate Crimes for First 100 Days of Trump’s Presidency

By Lorenzo Gazzola, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Institute started a project meant to document hate crimes in the first 100 days of President Donald Trump's administration. Recently, they released the first videos from the project.

Why Lucian Wintrich’s NYUCR Speech Was Postponed

Why Lucian Wintrich’s NYUCR Speech Was Postponed

By Caroline Haskins, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Earlier this month, NYU administration postponed the NYU College Republicans' scheduled speaker, Lucian Winterish, citing security concerns. The postponement has garnered varied reactions from the student body.

Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Members of different political clubs at NYU weighed in on young people's influence in their respective parties.

Political Surrogates Are Hindering the News Media

Political Surrogates Are Hindering the News Media

By Nate Torto, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many news organizations are damaging to the integrity of their reporting by continuing to offer platforms to political surrogates.

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

By WSN Editorial Board

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Until New York reforms its own voting process, state officials have no legitimate argument to make against conservative state legislatures taking advantage of the Supreme Court ruling.

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

By Lexi Faunce, Diamond Naga Siu, Abraham Gross, and Natasha Roy

October 11, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU students weigh in on last night's presidential debate.

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

April 14, 2016


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

A breakdown of Bernie Sanders' speech and reasons for his movement being favorable among millennials.

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