Israel Apartheid Week Blind to Middle East Issues

This past week on NYU’s campus was deemed “Israel Apartheid Week.” Spearheaded by Boycott, Divest Sanction and supported by Students for Justice in Palestine,...

Off-Third: NYU Announces Permanent Transition to Online University

NYU has recently announced that it will be following the lead of online institutions like the University of Phoenix and will become a strictly...

Maybe You Shouldn’t Say ‘Crackhead’ So Much

You hear it everywhere: “We were acting like crackheads”; “That’s some crackhead behavior”; “It’s crackhead hour!” The word crackhead is typically used to describe...

Letter to the Editor: “NYU Must Compensate Its Medical Workers Fairly”

It is deeply disappointing that an “opinion piece” by one of your own editors was allowed to publish despite numerous factual inaccuracies.    Of greatest concern...
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Disney’s Domination of the Public Domain

At the beginning of 2019, all published works from 1923 entered the public domain for the first time. Public domain refers to works that...

The Phrase ‘International Student’ Disguises Discrimination Against East Asians

It seems that as much as NYU likes to promote itself as a global institution, the students here can be just as closed-minded as...

Underground Nude Sharing Website Must be Taken Down

Earlier this week, I received a text from a high school friend saying, “Have you seen this? This is seriously messed up,” with a...

Off-Third: Tisch Dean Sends Video of Herself Dancing to ‘Sicko Mode’ to Student Diagnosed...

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, university administrators have come under fire for their response to student’s pleas for help. However, one administrator...

Here’s a Tip, Don’t Tip Your Waiters

When many foreigners first receive their bill after eating at a New York City restaurant, two things will take them by surprise: the sky-high...

Early Decision Favors Affluent Students

As NYU Admissions has broadcasted all over its social media, NYU’s acceptance rate has dropped to a record low of 19 percent for the...

Understanding the Trend of Performance Activism

I fall into the group of people that looks to Twitter for national and global updates on society, politics, the environment and, well, practically...

Why Self-Deprecating Humor Isn’t Healthy for Our Self-Esteem

I’ll be the first one to say that I love self-deprecating humor. I find making fun of myself hilarious. This type of self-hate-driven humor...
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