Big is beautiful, and thin is too

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and that means that we shouldn't blindly assume that thin models are starving for their profession. Thinner bodies deserve to be celebrated just as thicker bodies do.

Discipline Code makes progress, still flawed

The discipline code by the Bloomberg administration is a step in the right direction but needs revision.

Bloomberg’s reform fails to address fundamental concerns

While the Bloomberg administration's reforms have focused on teachers and parents, students have been mostly left behind.

Fashion Week distorts female beauty

Models and designers promote an unhealthy image during fashion's biggest week of the year.

Political polls detrimental to political process

Opinion editor Chris DiNardo critiques the widespread use of political polls in the electoral process and policy debates.

Jammed NYC Five borough taxi plan should proceed

With heightening demand for taxis throughout the five boroughs, the new taxi plan would only benefit the city.

American advantages displayed in travels to Spain

In her travels abroad, columnist Raquel Woodruff realizes the economic situation in Spain emphasizes the freedoms and opportunities in America.

Government censorship of Navy SEAL novel strikes freedom

Matt Bissonnette, author of a book on the Navy SEAL's mission to kill Osama bin Laden, should not be prosecuted by the Department of Defense, as his freedom of speech should be protected.

Letter to the Editor

In response to a recent to the Aug. 26 article "Expansion plan shaken, but not scrapped," Professor Rebecca Karl emphasized the importance of acknowledging faculty opposition to NYU's expansion plan.

Gay rights opponents work against the tide for civil rights

Social conservatives who continue to champion an anti-gay rights agenda are moving against a historical movement towards equality.

Gun control needs immediate reform

With the recent prevalence of shootings throughout the country, it is time we revisit the current gun control regulations that are harming the nation.

Ed Board anticipates semester of lively discourse

With the beginning of a new year, the Editorial Board promises wit and wariness. Check out daily editorials from a talented board of writers and feel free to join the conversation.
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