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The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

The Obsoleteness of Textbooks

Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

With the advent of technology and accessibility of information, it's time to stop paying for overpriced, weighty piles of paper and opt for ebooks instead.

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NYU SJP’s Rally Can Help Spread Safety

NYU SJP’s Rally Can Help Spread Safety

WSN Editorial Board
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU Students for Justice for Palestine's upcoming rally is a step that could help quell the tensions in the air and give support to the many student who feel their life is on the line.

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Commencement Tickets Not Yours to Sell

Commencement Tickets Not Yours to Sell

Mollie Gillespie, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

With NYU school commencement ceremonies just around the corner, some people using the events as an opportunity to scalp tickets — a practice that greatly favors those with higher economic statuses.

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Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The HBO series "Girls" does what other television series have failed to do — it offers a realistic look at female friendships, instead of idealized or exaggerated versions.

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Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU has problems that should be fixed but overshadowing the Weekend on the Square event with protests was uncomfortable and embarrassing.

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Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While the media distracts itself and the American public with trivial stories about Trump’s tweets, it does so at the expense of the desperate and dying Venezuelan people.

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NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

WSN Editorial Board
April 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Despite claims that NYU is committed to diversity, statistics shared at Thursday's University Senate meeting showed that the university must work harder to diversify its faculty and administration.

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Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

WSN Editorial Board
April 25, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Amidst the recent rise in opioid-related deaths, sporadic opioid overdose training is not enough to combat. The university must begin educating its residential life staff on how to deal with opioid overdoses.

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Staff Rants April 19-25

Staff Rants April 19-25

WSN Staff
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The final installment of Staff Rants has arrived for the semester, and with it, the staff has taken time to reflect on the beauty and horror of our time at NYU and WSN.

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Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

WSN Editorial Board
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Weekend On The Square is a bright and enthusiastic recruiting event for NYU — but this weekend's student protests made sure that the university was painted in a more realistic light.

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Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

Katrina Fadrilan, Guest Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

It’s the very exasperation towards our unconventional school that helps identify an NYU student — as if our shared unwillingness to settle, to remain complacent and our insistence to work for more are what defines us as a community.

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Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

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