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Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Following President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely, many are speaking out against these actions — the fashion industry among them. Ricardo Seco showcased ...

NYU Students Stand in Solidarity With Syrian Refugees

NYU Students Stand in Solidarity With Syrian Refugees

By Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Students planned a rally in support of Syrian Refugees in Washington Square Park on April 15 as part of NYU's Syrian Refugee Awareness Week.

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

By Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Three NYU students traveling to Berlin as part of a spring break service trip share their experiences volunteering with Syrian refugees.

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

By Maria Torres, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Sarab Al-Jijakli the Syrian-American community organizer and cofounder of the National Alliance for Syria hosted an open discussion regarding the state of Syria.

A New Course of Empathy in Refugee Politics

A New Course of Empathy in Refugee Politics

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As we’ve seen in this election cycle and ones like it around the world, it is far too easy to succumb to predatory feelings and anger.

Denmark Refugee Policy Deplorable

Denmark Refugee Policy Deplorable

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By passing the confiscation bill, the Danish government is allowing the loud, inhumane voice of a few take precedent over the understanding and welcoming many.

Terrorism and the bludgeoning power of rhetoric

Terrorism and the bludgeoning power of rhetoric

By WSN Editorial Board

December 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

When it comes to terrorism, the means and intent are what matter, and we must apply the term equally.

Europe should not close its borders

Europe should not close its borders

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The people who attacked Paris may have been Syrian, or they all could have been French, but they really were terrorists. When European leaders begin to speak of closing borders and limiting refugees allowed into countries, they give in to the wishes of terror organizations.