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...

An Open Letter to the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee

In light ignore the wave of startling political events and tragedies last week, columnist Mickey Desruisseaux takes a look at identity politics within our current administration and writes an open letter to the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee.

Protecting the Right to Advocate at NYU

The Editorial Board discusses a lack of recognition of the ever present Israeli-Palestinian conflict on campus.

NYU Is Missing the Marx

With so many worthy historical figures to celebrate, should NYU endorse a commemoration of Karl Marx?

We Need to Talk About the Dangers of Journalism

It is our duty as a nation with free speech to pay attention to the violence against journalists occurring internationally.

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 Media Does Not Respect Victims of Sexual Assault

In July, Senator Dianne Feinstein received a letter. The letter accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The author of the letter...

Recognizing the Bravery of Kurdistan’s Women

In the wake of Yazidi activist Nadia Murad's Nobel Peace Prize, Deputy Opinion Editor Hanna Khosravi argues for support and recognition of the Kurds in their current fight against ISIS.

Kavanaugh Accusations Display Potential Dangers of the #MeToo Movement

The hysteria that followed the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination last Thursday has been concerning for the entire country....

Brett Kavanaugh Thinks His Confirmation Hearings Will Discourage Public Service. That’s Nonsense

(P)optics is an irreverent take on the political and pop culture news of the day from a nerdy, left-of-center, black-ish perspective. A play on...

Why Does NYU Lack a Space for Non-Partisan Discussions?

As a first-year, I was incredibly excited about Club Fest. I wanted to find interesting clubs, tight-knit communities and intellectually stimulating environments. Interested in...

Jeff Flake Is Not a Hero

This past Friday, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., did the bare minimum following the testimonies of Christine Blasey Ford and potential Supreme Court Justice Brett...