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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.

Voting in the NY Primary? Get to Know Your Candidates

Voting in the NY Primary? Get to Know Your Candidates

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, University News

A look at which presidential candidates remain and the platforms they are running on.

What You Need to Know Before Next Week’s Primary

What You Need to Know Before Next Week’s Primary

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

April 12, 2016


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

Whatever your party preferences, here's what you need to know before you head to the New York presidential primaries next Tuesday.

Trump As the Lesser of Two Evils

Trump As the Lesser of Two Evils

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While Trump may spout off nonsense and inspire fear and hate in his followers, he isn’t as staunchly devoted to right-wing extremism the same way that Cruz is.

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

By Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The war on women is frighteningly real, and just because one Republican’s privilege and ignorance blinds him to it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist, or that he himself hasn’t played an active role in waging it.

Birthright citizenship should not be dismissed

Birthright citizenship should not be dismissed

By Anand Balaji, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The current debate over birthright citizenship is nonsensical, unless the GOP wishes to undermine the core tenets of this country.

Though Congress averts default, dangerous precedent set

Though Congress averts default, dangerous precedent set

October 17, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

On Oct. 16, Congress passed a plan that would end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. After almost three weeks of unproductive attempts to get President Barack Obama to compromise key aspects of the healthcare law, House majority speaker John Boehner backed away from his party’s ob...

Cruz’s speech motivated by attention

Cruz’s speech motivated by attention

September 26, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Tuesday afternoon, Junior Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended a 21-hour, 19-minute assault on Obamacare. While not a full-fledged filibuster, his lengthy denunciation of the established legislation has proven controversial. More notable than the substance of his speech, however, was the response it elicited within...