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Igniting youths' interest in newspapers

A REGULAR task of my childhood was buying the Sunday papers. "Go down to Tandler's," my father would say, "and pick up the Times, the Trib, the News, the Mirror, the Journal and the Record." All but the last of these referred to the main New York City newspapers operating through the early 1960s.


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Peaceful rally glorifies violence

IT'S NOT always the thought that counts and sometimes, good intentions are not enough. Thursday's Take Back the Night rally started with good intentions and ended up creating a dangerous precedent for the annual gathering and similar events. Although the organizers did not intend to advocate murder as an answer to domestic violence, that is exactly what they did.


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Unions weaken TAs' push for benefits

JIMMY Hoffa for a TA? Talk about an education. This isn't a likely story, but the National Labor Relations Board recently ruled to allow graduate students who work as teaching assistants to join the UAW International Union. New York University is the first private school where such a decision has been made.


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Parents shouldn't finance kids' defense

THIS WHOLE thing is like a bad record that just keeps playing over and over and over again. It seems that some people - and their enabling parents - feel that simply because you try to hunt someone down like an animal, and proceed to assault him, somehow you still deserve to be a student at this school. Bradley Kintz's decision to file suit against the University is not particularly shocking.


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