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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.

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.

Journalism Institute Launches First Amendment Watchdog Site

Journalism Institute Launches First Amendment Watchdog Site

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The Article L. Carter Journalism institute debuted its First Amendment Watch website earlier this week.

Politics Professor Speaks out Against IYSSE Club Rejection

Politics Professor Speaks out Against IYSSE Club Rejection

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Activities Board has denied club status to the International Youth and Students for Social Equality for the second consecutive time. But NYU professor Bertell Ollman is defending the group's freedom of speech.

Tisch Student Speaks at Social Good Summit

Tisch Student Speaks at Social Good Summit

By Yorai Vardi, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized

How many college students can say they spoke on the same stage as Vice President Joe Biden? At least one Tisch freshman can!

Professor speaks on impact of conflict

Professor speaks on impact of conflict

By Shirley Foo, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under News

The Israeli Education Minister spoke at NYU on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

NYU commencement speaker choice reflects quality, not popularity

NYU commencement speaker choice reflects quality, not popularity

April 24, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

NYU announced today that David Boies will be speaking at the commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium on May 22. Although Boies is incredibly successful in his field, there are conflicting opinions about the university’s decision to have him deliver this year’s commencement speech. The first thing...

Obama sets agenda with State of the Union address

Obama sets agenda with State of the Union address

By Nicole Brown and Veronica Carchedi

February 13, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

  President Barack Obama addressed several issues related to college students while underlining job creation and bipartisan agreement during last night’s State of the Union Speech. Although tax credits, grants and better loans have made schooling more affordable, Obama said taking the b...

ABC LIVE STREAM: President Obama’s State of the Union address

ABC LIVE STREAM: President Obama’s State of the Union address

February 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

  Bookmark this site for an uncluttered view of ABC's coverage of the State of the Union. Comment below. President Obama is poised to present the first State of the Union address since re-election. For a live stream and live blog coverage, follow the WSN team throughout the night as we bring...