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U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff led the first impeachment of Donald Trump. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, he spoke about the 2021 impeachment trial following the Jan. 6 insurrection and his new book at a virtual event with NYU’s Brennan Center for Justice. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Adam Schiff discusses rise of authoritarianism at NYU Law event

At an NYU event, former impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff expressed concerns about the future of democracy following the 2020 presidential election.
November 12, 2021

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) discussed the global push toward authoritarianism, his involvement in the Trump impeachment trials and his new book in a virtual event with NYU’s...

2021 New York City election begins at 6 a.m., Nov. 1. The two candidates are Democrat Eric Adams and Republican Curtis Sliwa. (Images via Wikimedia Commons, Staff Photo and Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

New York City elects a new mayor today

This is WSN’s guide to the 2021 New York City election. Read about the candidates, the stakes and NYU students’ voting takes.
November 2, 2021

Starting at 6 a.m. today, Nov. 2, New Yorkers will head to the polls to cast their ballots and decide between Democrat Eric Adams and Republican Curtis Sliwa as the city’s next...

Anna Deveare Smith’s play “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” first premiered on Broadway in 1994. Now running at the Signature Theatre, the story of the Rodney King uprising is as relevant as ever. (Photo by Joan Marcus, Image courtesy of Signature Theatre)

Review: ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’ calls out America’s racial hypocrisy

Playing at The Signature Theatre, Anna Deveare Smith’s play about the Rodney King uprising is still tragically relevant.
November 2, 2021

In March 1991, officers from the Los Angeles Police Department kicked, manhandled and beat Black motorcyclist Rodney King on Interstate 210, sparking protests in which shops and...