Cuban hunger strikes deserve our attention

The United States should pay more attention to hunger strikes in Cuba.

Voter ID measures spark controversy

New voter ID laws in Republican-led states have sparked much debate and may prevent large minority groups from voting.

NYU trustee should also be bound by law

Daniel Straus, NYU Law donor and namesake of Straus Institute, should be seriously investigate by the university.

Conservatives see Romney as a candidate of last resort

Mitt Romney is not the answer to any of evangelical conservatives' concerns, but Republican extremist voters are more concerned about keeping Obama out of office than finding a candidate that will address their issues.

Should the uninformed shy away from voting?

In a world buzzing with political commentary, it is the young adult’s responsibilty to stay informed and cast his or her vote.

New York’s sexual education curriculum hurts students

High school students suffer the consequences when New York's sexual education system is outdated.

Free speech deserves protection in face of violence

Those who are calling for the imprisonment of the anti-Islamic video’s director are violating the First Amendment.

Militant extremists premeditated attack on embassy

The attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi was planned and carried out by extremists against American policy and culture.

Slacktivism cheapens real social change

Mindless social media trends devalue the hard work and effectiveness of grassroots activism.

Google decision to restrict video justified

Exercising its right as owner of YouTube, Google's restriction of accessibility to an inflammatory anti-Islam video was proper.

Chicago teacher strike fails to consider consequences

The Chicago teacher strike fails to consider the consequences of the protest for Chicago's school children.

Charitable donations may be misdirected

New Yorkers give millions of dollars in charity every year, but that money might not be going to people who need it the most.