The Dangerous Impact of the Far-Right in Japan

Recently, Japan has seen a rise of far-right groups, or “uyoku dantai.” Their nationalist agenda advocates for policies such as replacing the current pacifist...

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.

Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

As of March 2013, six international universities have begun operating campuses in the United Arab Emirates. NYU Abu Dhabi was one of them, inaugurated...

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...

Only Korea Should Determine Korean Peace

Japan and South Korea have recently been involved in a number of disputes resulting in high economic and security tensions between the two countries....

K-pop’s Corporate Greed

In the last couple of years, K-pop has expanded into the global cultural sphere, with groups like BTS, BLACKPINK and TWICE gaining massive followings...

South Africa’s Gender-Based Violence Needs Our Attention

This past week, my social media feed has been ablaze with friends and family voicing their outrage about the escalation of gender-based violence back...

The Human Rights Catastrophe in China That We Should Be Talking About

In the media, commentary surrounding China and its political sphere is usually dominated by clips regarding the economic value of U.S.-Chinese relations (you can...

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.

Geopolitics Matters to Us All

Perhaps due to the vast size of the United States and the fact that 64 percent of us have never left the country, domestic...

Next Steps in US-NKorea Discussions

Since the failure of the second Trump-Kim summit, denuclearization and peace negotiations on the Korean peninsula have come to a standstill. On one hand,...

Why NYU Needs to Support Students Who Serve

Several countries require their citizens to serve in the military. NYU, as a university with a large population of international students, should implement military service incentives for these students.
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