Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

All content by Aaron Reuben
States Can Make Fantasy Sports Safe and Profitable

States Can Make Fantasy Sports Safe and Profitable

Sep 14, 2016
Gambling or not, fantasy sports are a burgeoning multi-billion dollar industry which can and should be regulated and taxed.
Affordable Housing Battles in the Backyard

Affordable Housing Battles in the Backyard

Apr 25, 2016
Failing to create a pathway for legal ADUs will force the number of illegal, and often unsafe units to rise.
NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

Apr 14, 2016
Regardless of whether or not these feelings of hostility have been embellished or exaggerated, strict labeling and rejection of Trump supporters and the swirl of media that has ensued is detrimental to NYU, an institution renowned for its free speech, social movements and debate.

Debate Participants Shouldn’t Choose the Participants

Mar 30, 2016
Whether or not the Libertarians are at fault for failing to contact the debate organizers — or that the two major political groups decided to not include a faction — college groups should continue to try and get their voices heard to change people’s mindset and include views that challenge their own.
Density Bonuses Promote Sustainable Housing Affordability

Density Bonuses Promote Sustainable Housing Affordability

Mar 24, 2016
If de Blasio wants to keep affordable housing around for the long term, his development plan sorely needs a density bonuses that incentivize developers to keep building affordable units.
The Strange, Sturdy Justice of Antonin Scalia

The Strange, Sturdy Justice of Antonin Scalia

Feb 26, 2016
Scalia’s death and the rancor it has surfaced should be a reminder that justice should trump politics. Even though divided and gridlocked government is now the norm, ideally the Supreme Court should be impervious to politics, and its efficacy should not be constrained by government impasses.