Why Censoring Speech Is Necessary in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates encourages students like myself to study abroad, not only to obtain knowledge that is unavailable within the country but also...

10 Common Misconceptions About BDS

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement for Palestinian human rights, otherwise known as BDS, refers to a movement launched by Palestinian civil society in...

Why NYU Must Support the Resolution on the Human Rights of Palestinians

Our tuition is funding human rights violations — we must hold NYU accountable and put an end to this practice.

It’s Time for the U.S. to Stop Supporting the War in Yemen

In light of the tragedy of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder at the hand of the Saudi Arabian government, the U.S. must end their support of the Saudis in the human rights catastrophe of the Yemen Crisis.

Letter to the Editor: You Can’t Separate the State From Its People

Deputy Copy Chief Akshay Prabhushankar’s responds to columnist Jasem Alzaabi’s article on why the UAE should suppress free speech.

‘We Will Not Settle for Crumbs’

The protests in Paris represent an energized new movement, but the movement itself must be careful of influence from the far-right.

Don’t Be a TERF

Rest in power to Vicki Lee Jones, Maurice Stallard, Irving Younger, Melvin Wax, Rose Mallinger, Sylvan Simon, Bernice Simon, Jerry Rabinowitz, Joyce Fienberg, Richard...

The MTA — and New Yorkers — Must Step Up

It's been roughly a month since 22-year-old Malaysia Goodson tragically passed away after falling down a flight of stairs at the Seventh Avenue subway...

Snow Days Highlight New York City’s Hunger Problem

Generally speaking, I try not to complain about a day off. When I learned that school would be canceled, I was ecstatic. Growing up...

A Thank You to Dr. Blasey Ford

As the Opinion desk, we have run several articles on Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford's role in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings. With Hanna representing us, we're taking a moment to thank Dr. Blasey-Ford for her sacrifice.

The Hypocrisy of Imperialist Democracy

A coup is being orchestrated in Venezuela. Under the guise of constitutional authority and a supposed restoring of democracy, Juan Guaidó, the President of...

Space Exploration Must Be for All

On Monday, NASA landed the InSight lander on the surface of Mars. Over the next three months, the lander will use its various scientific...
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