NYC Public Schools Are Failing English Language Learners

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City public schools have transitioned to remote learning for the duration of the school year....

Survivors of Abuse Are Not Safe in Quarantine

Content warning: this article contains mentions of domestic violence. The coronavirus pandemic and government-imposed lockdowns have made surviving increasingly difficult and painful for abuse survivors...

The Urgency of Housing Justice During the Pandemic

As New York has become the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic — accounting for 5% of global cases — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has...

The Exploitation of Prisoners During Crisis

New York State is in the middle of a grave public health crisis, with the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country....

NYCHA, Buy Up Vacant Apartments

New York City’s housing crisis is a bizarre paradox. Currently, hundreds of thousands of residents grapple with cost barriers while trying to find affordable...

New York Is No “Sanctuary City”

Last month, Erick Díaz-Cruz was shot in the face by an on-duty Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in Brooklyn, New York, outside his own...

Facebook’s Need for Reform

Facebook’s history of manipulation with public-interest censorship on their platform, the world’s largest social network, is no longer a secret. Unfolding dramatically over the...

De Blasio’s Privatization of NYCHA

On Jan. 31st, the coldest day of the year to date, 10,000 residents of the New York City Public Housing Authority were left to...

The Uncomfortable Issue of Bathroom Accessibility

Imagine this: you’re stranded in Midtown and you’re starting to feel the chai latte you chugged an hour earlier. Or maybe you and your...

Arguments Against New York’s Cash Bail Reforms Are Dated

Last spring, New York passed a new bail law that recently went into effect. Bail is a method to ensure people return to court...

Staff Rants and Raves: Transportation

Rants On the NYU Airport Shuttle By Bella Gil, Beauty and Style Editor Getting back and forth between JFK airport and campus is one skill I’ve yet...

De Blasio’s Abysmal Attempt at Homeless Outreach

Mayor Bill de Blasio launched Outreach NYC last week, which aims to address the city’s homelessness issue. The program encourages city workers to contact...
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