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After Contentious Primaries, NYU Sets Sights on November Elections

After Contentious Primaries, NYU Sets Sights on November Elections

By Ben Davis, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story

With midterm elections coming up, NYU students and staff weigh in with their predictions and thoughts.

The Illusion of White Victimhood

The Illusion of White Victimhood

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though armchair nationalists’ online escapades often fail to show more than their pitiful need for maximum attention with minimum effort, the “ IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” campaign reflects a larger delusion spreading throughout the U.S., one that contributes to destructive cultural divisions and plays into the political hands of the far-right: white victimhood.

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

By WSN Editorial Board

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump's willingness to negotiate DACA policies with Democrats is a good sign.

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

By Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Democratic filibuster, which intended to put Merrick Garland back in the running as a Supreme Court Justice, is directly responsible for the Senate Republicans going nuclear to push through Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

CAS Senior is Running for New York City Council

CAS Senior is Running for New York City Council

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

CAS senior Chetan Hebbur is running for City Council in New York City's Second District.

NYU Republicans Not Monolithic

NYU Republicans Not Monolithic

By Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Trump supporter at NYU are often generalized and painted in the same negative light. However, they possess a variety of reasons for supporting President Donald Trump.

As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

As Tempers Among Democrats Flare, Party Unity is Imperative

By Nate Torto, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As the Republicans ready their legislative offensive, it is vital that Democrats remain focused on the real opposition and not allow in fighting to hinder the ultimate goal of electoral victories.

Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

NYU canceled a College Republicans talk on Nov. 17, where they planned to host British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos as part of his "Dangerous Faggot Tour."

Students Talk Voting Importance in Light of NY Deadline

Students Talk Voting Importance in Light of NY Deadline

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, University News

NYU students still think it's important to vote in New York, even if it's a blue state.

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Thanks to idiots like Jesse Watters and people like him, when Asians vote, they’ll vote for Democrats.

Trump and Clinton Win Big in New York, Edge Closer to Nomination

Trump and Clinton Win Big in New York, Edge Closer to Nomination

By Rebecca Oh, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


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

Clinton and Trump are the favorites in a race that has seen more competition for each party's ticket than the two would have anticipated.

Stop Calling Hillary Clinton a Republican

Stop Calling Hillary Clinton a Republican

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Although she is hardly the standard-bearer for progressivism, Clinton stands starkly apart from most Republican lawmakers, and to equate the two sets a dangerous and unhelpful tone.

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