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Can a Pardon Silence?

Can a Pardon Silence?

By Evan Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If a person accepts a pardon from the President of the United States in an ongoing investigation, they will lose their right to invoke the Fifth Amendment because that person no longer can self-incriminate

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A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Democrats and Republicans must put hard-line politics aside to reach a compromise on immigration.

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Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Celebrities should use their platforms to actively support women's rights.

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A Tale of Two Administrations

A Tale of Two Administrations

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The Golden Globe-nominated biopic "The Post" reveals unsettling parallels between the political administrations of then and now.

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Muslim Students and Allies Rally After Trump Travel Ban Upheld

Muslim Students and Allies Rally After Trump Travel Ban Upheld

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Sixteen NYU groups jointly held an emergency rally against the Supreme Court's upholding of Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban."

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In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News

Jonathan Capehart, April Ryan and Michael Steele sat down with WSN to talk politics, race and the media before their Skirball Talk.

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NCAA Championship Teams Visit the White House

NCAA Championship Teams Visit the White House

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

NCAA Championship winning teams and individuals deny an invitation to the White House for a visit with President Trump.

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U.S. State Dept. Invites Gallatin Student to India for Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. State Dept. Invites Gallatin Student to India for Entrepreneurship Summit

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A Gallatin junior was invited as one of 100 delegates to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit where Ivanka Trump is headlining.

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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.

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Is Russia Behind Calexit?

Is Russia Behind Calexit?

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But is #Calexit a legitimate movement by liberal activists or, as new evidence suggests, an intervention by the Russian government to destabilize the U.S political infrastructure?

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The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

By Alison Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though unlikely to gain real traction, the Democrats' proposed child allowance — a monthly check for low income parents to cover costs of childcare — brings forth an important conversation on some fundamental inequality that still plagues these United States.

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Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

By Jan Alex, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although the admittedly beautiful location of Wollman Rink has been the traditional venue for the Flurry event for the past 10 years, it’s surprising to me that the IRHC continued to use a Trump venue this year.

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