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Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

WSN Editorial Board
February 16
Filed under OPINION

Gallatin sophomore Karlie Kloss faced mass criticism after her photoshoot in yellow face for Vogue's March issue. However, she is not the only person at fault for this incident of cultural appropriation.

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There’s Nothing Wrong With Age-Differentiated Relationships

There’s Nothing Wrong With Age-Differentiated Relationships

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Many NYU students are involved in sugar relationships. it is important to avoid stigmatizing what are mostly mutually beneficial relationships where neither party is being exploited.

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Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under OPINION

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

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The Failure of the American Feminist

The Failure of the American Feminist

Kate Holland, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Intersectional feminism highlights our duty as feminists to offer our voices to victims of oppressive societies and archaic healthcare resources.

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Liberal Students Must End Their Hypocrisy

Liberal Students Must End Their Hypocrisy

Calvin Tran, Guest Writer
February 14
Filed under OPINION

To deem an entire class of speech as illegitimate, and not only illegitimate, but should be expectant of punishment, violence, and even the threat of ‘shutdown,’ as urged in multiple opinion articles published by WSN, is entirely antithetical to who we are as members of a university.

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NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

WSN Editorial Board
February 14
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU claims that its Liberal Studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. In reality, LS plagues students with endless core classes that leave very little room for classes that do not directly count towards their major.

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Staff Rants Feb. 8-14

Staff Rants Feb. 8-14

WSN Staff
February 14
Filed under OPINION

Another edition of staff rants: we promise the staff are nicer than they appear.

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The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

Trump's repeated calls for increased infrastructure investment is a welcoming, considering the state of many New York City subway stations and roads.

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NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

WSN Editorial Board
February 13
Filed under OPINION

President Hamilton should publicly announce solidarity with NYUSJP. To do otherwise would entirely contradict NYU’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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College Republicans Deserve Spot on Campus

College Republicans Deserve Spot on Campus

Paul-Anthony Cuesta, Guest Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

No, NYU should not strip “the College Republicans of its affiliation until it can show responsibility and reasonable conduct,” in fact, it should do the complete opposite. New York University should condemn hate groups like ANTIFA who shut down free speech.

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Protest Against Far Right is Imperative

Protest Against Far Right is Imperative

NYU Against Fascism, Guest Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

The NYU community needs to ask ourselves: do we, as students, faculty, and staff, want to allow dangerous far-right figures on our campus?

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The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

Kate Holland, Contributing Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

More importantly, if so many Americans are insured by the ACA, why are Republicans threatening the law with no alternative healthcare plan under way?

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