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Poster for the Charles B. Wang Centers showing of The Prophet. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Khalil Ghibran’s “The Prophet” Immortalized on Screen

Niki Nassiri November 11, 2019
The movie “The Prophet,” screened at the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 7, celebrates love, freedom and death through a series of visually stunning animated essays.
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A room in Javits Lecture Hall . EZRA MARGONO/STATESMAN FILE

Teachers should not voice their politics during class discussions

Sam Lauria November 3, 2019
With Election Day approaching, political debates are becoming more frequent in schools. These debates, however, should only voice the sociopolitical opinions of students and not teachers.
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Thousands of people gather during a demonstration march in Lille, France, on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in support of the victims of the twin attacks in Paris. (PHOTO CREDIT: TNS / MCT CAMPUS)

Is the Press really “Free?”

Jonathon Kline January 29, 2015
On Jan. 7, 2015, three armed gunmen stormed the office of the French satrical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people .
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Should we sacrifice liberties for security?

George Newell April 29, 2013
While a safer society is something we can all agree on, what must be determined is the best route for getting there. And while many people see the stripping of civil liberties as a quick and easy fix, it has been proven time and time again that this is not the solution.
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