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The Borders of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Borders of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Laurie Germain, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

NYU must better prepare students of color to navigate through the inconstant waters of studying abroad.

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Akshay Prabhushankar discusses how the United Kingdom reacted to and covered the recent London attack, which occurred on Westminster Bridge.

Too Left, Too Right – Stay Slightly Left

Too Left, Too Right – Stay Slightly Left

By Tom Miritello, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With NYU being a overwhelmingly liberal school, many students and faculty responded to Gavin McInnes's comments in the same way. However, being intolerant of anyone's ideas to the point of violence is an attack on the First Amendment.

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

By Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.

Tel Aviv: Some Electioneers Abroad

Tel Aviv: Some Electioneers Abroad

By Tommy Collison, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Tommy Collison is neither a citizen nor a current resident of the United States, but he's certainly still thinking about the presidential election.

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Laïcité clashes with the realities of modern day France and its growing Muslim community, and is increasingly being used to infringe upon the rights of Muslim citizens.

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.

Voting is Valuable, Regardless of Reason

Voting is Valuable, Regardless of Reason

By Max Schachere, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

So, whether you like Hillary for her gender, Carson for his race, or Sanders for his accent, it does not matter – just vote.

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.

With liberty and justice for all

With liberty and justice for all

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The recent controversy about the pledge of allegiance recited in Arabic at a New York high school deserves a stronger response from politicians.