Facetune Is Poisonous for Our Self-Image

Almost all of us have retouched our photos at least once. I’m definitely guilty —  I’ve edited my fair share of pimples out of...

Lauren Duca, Natalie Beach and Performative Activism

NYU’s administrators aren’t the only ones who get bad press. Yesterday, I read Buzzfeed News’ profile of Lauren Duca. Aside from being a “progressive...

The Ethical Dilemma of NYU’s Board of Trustees

NYU’s Board of Trustees has the final say on all university decisions. Despite being a mysterious body, largely detached from the day-to-day of university...

NYU’s Artificial Affordability Issue

Since beginning his tenure as NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton has stated that making the university affordable is his top priority. This has manifested in...

NYU Needs to Acknowledge Its Anti-Semitic Problem

I was surprised that LS Professor Michael Rectenwald did not think to cancel white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech to his class, slated to take...

‘Shemale or Female’ Quiz Unacceptable

Last week, a professor at State University of New York at Geneseo gave a quiz in which students were tasked with deciding whether women...

Snow Bunnies Aren’t a Type and Neither Am I

A while back I was casually involved with a guy. He was also black. As we watched a show in his dorm room one...

The Dangers of Love in the Age of Dating Apps

Out of all the events that occurred on my 18th birthday, one stands out: signing up for Tinder. While others may have bought a...

Club Penguin is Gone, So Now What?

Born at the turn of the century, the crux of my childhood social life was rooted in technologies like Tamagotchi, Club Penguin and Nintendo’s...

Why NYU’s Student Government Fails to Represent You

NYU’s Student Government Assembly is soon poised to vote on a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution. If passed by the University Senate, the resolution...

NYU to Open Wyoming Campus

NYU President Andrew Hamilton revealed Sunday afternoon that the university will be adding a study away site in Wyoming. Hamilton accidentally let this slip...

Proposed policy undermines free speech at UC

Just over 50 years ago, University of California, Berkeley was the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement that brought the principle of freedom of...
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