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Daniel Brioso

Daniel Brioso

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

March 23, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

Daniel Brioso chose NYU for the micro communities it fosters, but he never could have imagined his beloved communities that would be so blatantly threatened by the current president. But giving up has never been in Brioso’s vocabulary. During Brioso’s early elementary school years, he was afflicte...

NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Q&A with GLS senior Melissa Godin who was one of three students named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar for her research on human trafficking and volunteer tourism.

The U.S. Needs To Take A Stand Against Duterte

The U.S. Needs To Take A Stand Against Duterte

By Yasmin Gulec, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A UN member state, the Philippines have already ratified the Human Rights Declaration — they should be held to the standard they swear by.

Letter to the Editor: Assange Can’t Use Infamy To Hide Anymore

Letter to the Editor: Assange Can’t Use Infamy To Hide Anymore

By Jarret Freeman, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Assange is not free to escape the institution of law that governs modern society which he aims to evade in any way possible. The very institutions that Assange made his mission in undermining are the very institutions that he looks to for solace in his effort to escape to Ecuador.

German ambassador to UN discusses peacekeeping at NYU Model UN

German ambassador to UN discusses peacekeeping at NYU Model UN

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Model UN hosted a discussion with the German ambassador to the United Nations.

Unpaid internships a loss for both employers and employees

Unpaid internships a loss for both employers and employees

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Unpaid internships are just a way to exploit cheap labor from college students in dire need of work experience. They place undue stress on students without providing any short-term wages or long-term career advancement possibilities.

Open the door to Cuba and let change in

Open the door to Cuba and let change in

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The humanitarian situation in Cuba under US embargoes is deplorable. Congress must authorize the lifting of the embargo to improve US trade and get the nation of Cuba back on its feet.

U.S. must choose better allies abroad

U.S. must choose better allies abroad

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given the Saudi Arabia's poor human rights record, they have no business heading up the UN's new human rights panel.

New UN goals show promise, need follow-through

New UN goals show promise, need follow-through

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The UN's Sustainable Development Summit goals show promise, but the old Millennium goals should be evaluated and their successes replicated.

US must pay climate reparations

US must pay climate reparations

By Jesus Kumamoto, Contributing writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US must end its climate inaction, and start paying reparations for its impact on global warming.

UN must take stronger action with development goals

UN must take stronger action with development goals

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The year is 2015, many of the UN's goals lofty have not been successful. They must set more reachable goals.

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