Notes from the Editor

A note from the editor

A note from the editor

In the recent elections, the rhetorical styles of the two major candidates were often juxtaposed, seen as representative of their broader aptitude for politics. And, there is no doubt that eloquent rhetoric has long been a mainstay of the democratic political system. Here at the Review, we selected Rhetoric as our guiding theme this month because we wanted to explore its changing paradigms, the ways in which its norms have evolved with the times, birthing a radically new political landscape.

A note from the editor

A note from the editor

There are as many conceptions of what defines a city as there are cities. Our city, New York, invites such intense identification from its residents (particularly transplants, like most of us are) that the pursuit of becoming an authentic “New Yorker” has become a minor obsession. “I [heart] New York,” read the endless tee-shirts. But does New York love us back?

Debate Debrief: Does Russia Better Guard Individual Liberties than the Countries to Its West?

Debate Debrief: Does Russia Better Guard Individual Liberties than the Countries to Its West?

The Review at NYU's Editorial Board discusses the motion for this Tuesday's debate regarding whether Russia or the countries to its west better guard individual liberties.

Debate Debrief: Was the 2003 U.S. Invasion of Iraq America's Greatest Strategic Blunder?

Debate Debrief: Was the 2003 U.S. Invasion of Iraq America's Greatest Strategic Blunder?

The Review at NYU's Editorial Board discusses the motion for this Tuesday's (11/10) debate with Professor David Denoon on whether the 2003 invasion of Iraq was America's greatest strategic blunder.