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Appreciate Your Free Speech Rights on Social Media

Appreciate Your Free Speech Rights on Social Media

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Yes, the tweet may as well be insulting and disrespectful. But should it really warrant legal penalty, and even if so, is a bad tweet really proportional to punishment in jail?

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Turkey's recent ban on LGBTQ-related events, which celebrates nothing but positivity, is a short-sighted move that will drag Turkey’s human rights progress years behind

Festive Nail Art

Festive Nail Art

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Feeling festive? Try out these fall nail art designs to embrace the season.

Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

By Anonymous

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the first time in their diplomatic history, the United States and Turkey have mutually suspended all non-immigrant visa applications such as diplomatic, travel, commerce, employment and even student visas. I heard this news from someone very close to me back in Turkey. I did not want believe it.

A Farewell to Kobe

A Farewell to Kobe

By Manas Malik, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Kobe Bryant's career will remain an inspirational tool for years to come, says Manas Malik.

Finding Unity on Campus Amidst Global Violence

Finding Unity on Campus Amidst Global Violence

By Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU student organizations are hosting a community-wide vigil in response to the attacks in Belgium and Turkey.

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

By Ryan Matera, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Mustang" tracks the disruption of childhood when five young Turkish girls are forced into arranged marriages.

Turkish Student Association hosts night of food, music

Turkish Student Association hosts night of food, music

By Natalie Hansford, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU Turkish Student Association hosts Taste of Turkey Event

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

By Justine Morris, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

An NYU professor discussed how she taught the American civil rights movement to students in Turkey.

Panelists discuss democracy in Turkey

By Christine Park, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


Filed under News

NYU's Center for Dialogues hosted an event to discuss democracy in Turkey under Erdogan on Nov. 12 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

Harry’s Take: Turkey should suffer Western sanctions

Harry’s Take: Turkey should suffer Western sanctions

April 7, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Turkey held its local elections last week and, amid widespread rumors of fraud at the ballot box, the ruling Justice and Development Party of the incumbent prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, received over 45 percent of the vote. Allegations of systemic corruption and the appearance of an auth...

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