alexandra chan

Paywalls Contribute to the Gatekeeping of Information

It’s the eternal struggle of trying to read The New York Times online. One article, three articles, five articles, then you hit a paywall,...

Immigrants Don’t Need to Earn Human Decency

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority indicated on Nov. 12 that the body is leaning toward shutting down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Master’s Students Need More Financial Aid

With the first semester of my sophomore year coming to a close, I am beginning to feel the pressure of endless postgraduate options. I...

A Response to ‘Here’s a Tip, Don’t Tip Your Waiters’

The piece published on Feb. 20 — "Here's a Tip, Don't Tip Your Waiters," raises some valid points about payment for workers in the...

Restaurants Need More Relief

Because of the spread of COVID-19, government leaders like New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo have enacted social distancing measures to protect people from...

President Hamilton: Support Students in Need and Take a Pay Cut

When I received President Andrew Hamilton’s email discussing NYU’s current financial situation last week, I expected it to contain the usual insistence that the...

The US-China Trade War, Explained

At first glance, it is easy to miss just how far-reaching the negative impacts of the U.S.-China trade war are. What started off as...

The Miseducation of Business

Bill Tsai, former Stern Student Council President, was charged by the SEC on Aug. 12 with insider trading. They allege he gained nearly $100,000...

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...

A Toast to Teachers

Once upon a time, in the mystical land of Fair Pay, teachers were paid a livable wage. They didn’t have to work three jobs...

Off-Third: Hamilton Ends Affordability Initiatives, Bans ‘Broke B-tches’ From Attending

NYU President Andrew Hamilton has decided to end his affordability initiative, saying that the student body has “too many broke b-tches.” Hamilton accidentally let...

Travel Can Revitalize Hong Kong

The reports coming out of Hong Kong have been dominated by extreme stories about the protests. In the Chinese supermarket, I catch whispers traveling...
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