Is Digitally Produced Music Better Than Traditional Music?

Ethan Coyle ‘20

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In an age of increasingly sophisticated and omnipotent technology, no entertainment industries remain untouched by technology’s impact. Perhaps the greatest change has occurred in the music industry, as popular music that once had ...

Study Tip #101 : Is Technology a Curse or a Blessing?

Michelle Li ‘20

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Beep! Swoosh! Ding! Close your eyes. Now listen. Do you hear it too? It’s that familiar ringtone tempting you to look at your phone again. As we live in this new technological generation, we all first-handedly experience the a...

NRA… Advocating Violence?

Sungwon Chung ‘22

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Recently, the NRA (National Rifle Association) was under scrutiny after criticizing a new character in the Thomas and Friends show, Nia. According to the UN official website, Nia resembles an African heritage, and was included by t...

Animal Experimentation: Saving Lives vs Humane Treatment

Angelina Xu ‘21

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The thought of scientific experiments typically conjures the image of white lab coats and colorful chemicals in round flasks and long beakers.  However, the past century’s scientific and medical breakthroughs have all involved...

The Slowing of Boeing

Meredith Lou ‘20

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

When tragedy struck Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10, killing all 157 people aboard, the world watched in horror and disbelief. When realizations emerged that a Lion Air jet of the same best-selling model, perhaps unc...

Is Free Speech FUCT?

Jimmy Gao ‘20

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“Streetwear” clothing lines have slowly become both more mainstream and more fringe at the same time. While iconic brands like Supreme and Bape have slowly made their way into the public eye upon Generation Z’s torsos, othe...

NYU: Setting a Precedent for Future Medical Programs

Angelina Xu ’21

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

At the White Coat Ceremony on August 16, 2018, incoming medical students to the NYU School of Medicine received not only their first white coat, affirming their role as caregivers, but also a major surprise: a tuition waiver [1]....

Should Puerto Rico Become the 51st State?

John Tondora ‘20

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Over 100 years ago, the island of Puerto Rico was acquired by the United States. Since then, the island has gone through five votes for statehood. Most recently, in the summer of 2018, 97 percent of voters in Puerto Rico cast t...

Do Past Actions Really Define Us?

Gigi Duncan ‘20

January 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As Founding Father Thomas Paine once said, a “real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection” [1]. With 2018 coming to a close, many people cannot help but reflect upon this year...

Cohen-cidence or Collusion?

Meredith Lou ‘20

January 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion

On November 29, President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who once claimed that he would “take a bullet” for his client, pleaded guilty in a Manhattan courtroom to lying to Congress following an arranged ...

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