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Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

The Georgia SB-375 bill utilizes religion as an excuse to discriminate, reducing same-sex couples to second-class citizens.

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While NYU is notorious for its so-called wokeness, or general awareness surrounding social issues, we are not immune to the man box.

An Alternative View on NYUAD

An Alternative View on NYUAD

By Matthew Silverstein, Guest Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A Guest Writer's response to the Editorial Board's call for NYU to divest from NYUAD.

Immigration from a Human Perspective

Immigration from a Human Perspective

By Martine Duffy, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People do not immigrate illegally for fun. It is dangerous, it is terrifying, it is traumatically disruptive to a person’s life.

A Post-Scarcity Society is Possible

A Post-Scarcity Society is Possible

By Dylan Smith, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Post-scarcity is a hypothetical economy in which most goods can be produced in great abundance with minimal human labor needed. The misconception is that this concept is a fantasy when in reality the material conditions necessary for this type of society already exist.

College Democrats, Republicans talk immigration, education

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU College Democrats and Republicans hold their fall debate on the topics of Economics of Immigration and School Vouchers.

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor has been working as a sanitation worker, studying the types of things that people throw away.

Activists protest NYU Law Forum

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Law members are sending an open letter to NYU officials pressuring them to divest from the Forum for Law, Culture and Society.

Suicide requires greater societal discussion

Suicide requires greater societal discussion

February 5, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week, The Daily Mail reported that a young NYU student had “jumped naked 15 stories to his death from [his] dorm while high on drugs.” On the same day, Metro reported that an “NYU freshman dies after apparent suicide leap.” These headlines may at first appear to be commonplace, but in reality they are grossly inappropriate descriptions of what they assumed to be suicide. In dramatizing tr...

Panelists consider problems, progress of Israeli society

Panelists consider problems, progress of Israeli society

December 3, 2013


Filed under News

  The NYU School of Law hosted three prestigious Israeli leaders for the Center on Law and Security’s panel Israel, From the Inside Out. The panel, which was moderated by Leon Wieseltier, the literary editor at The New Republic, included three panelists — retired Chief Justice Dorit Bein...

Dressing room experiences cause for body image reflection

Dressing room experiences cause for body image reflection

September 18, 2013


Filed under Features

From the moment we walk into a store, the flashy allure of American shopping culture tries desperately to impress us — expertly dressed mannequins line the entrance, beautifully composed color schemes catch our eyes and strategically placed signs remind us of that ubiquitous “20 percent...

Charitable donations may be misdirected

Charitable donations may be misdirected

September 19, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

New York City ranks as one of the top contributors to charitable organizations year after year. In fact, the New York Times said the Upper East Side alone contributed $459 million in charitable donations in 2008. That is an incredible amount of money. But where exactly is that money going? Of the $1 milli...