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Bian: It took us too long to acknowledge the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Andrea Bian, Op-Ed Contributor

October 30, 2018

On Friday, The New York Times website featured a harrowing image on its homepage of a malnourished child, accompanied by an emphatic, all-caps headline: “The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s War.” Obviously intended to attract...

Jackson: Pressing ‘delete’ on social media isn’t always a loss

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018

This June, I caved under the weight of my extreme FOMO and downloaded Instagram and essentially… I came, I saw and I left. Just two months after signing up, I pressed the “permanently delete” button. Before Instagram...

Turkolmez: Literature is burning out with devastating consequences

Emre Turkolmez, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

It is becoming an unavoidable fact that people, especially teens and children, read less and less by the day. You could go to any bookstore from multi-franchise giant Barnes & Noble to indie Strand and observe the steady decrease...