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Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

These actions were both done in retaliation against an increasingly aggressive North Korea that has conducted several missile launches and a public assassination in Malaysia since Trump took office. However Trump’s response has done nothing to improve the safety of the region and instead seriously undermines one of his core campaign promises: holding China accountable on free trade.

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Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Facebook's and Instagram's mimicking of Snapchat's features prove that Snapchat is leading the evolution of social media.

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NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The effort NYU has been making is staggering and we certainly must commend Hamilton for his effort, but there is still something to be desired from the science program at NYU. This is especially true for the casual scientist. For the person who isn’t majoring in science, but would still like to get involved, the lack of breadth in our programs make that difficult.

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Staff Rants April 5-18

Staff Rants April 5-18

WSN Staff
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

In our latest edition of Staff Rants, our comically beautiful and talented staff has a few choice words about a variety of topics!

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Students Should Care About Climate

Students Should Care About Climate

WSN Editorial Board
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Climate change is real — no matter what President Donald Trump says — and working to protect the environment on an individual scale is essential now more than ever.

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Required Writing Class Needs Updating

Required Writing Class Needs Updating

Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Too many students find Writing the Essay nebulous and rigid, revealing that the course's structure needs to be revised.

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The iPhone Is a Part of Human Anatomy

The iPhone Is a Part of Human Anatomy

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The physical symptoms of not having your phone within reach — higher blood pressure, increased heart rate, worsened anxiety and poor cognitive performance, — suggest that the smartphone has become a part of human anatomy.

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Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Even though Pepsi is by no means the only company guilty of using social justice in their product tactics, this ever growing trend of abusing activism for companies’ personal gain needs to be called out and stopped.

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Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Netflix's "Iron Fist" series cannot be considered whitewashing because it is an adaptation of the original comic and the show itself revolves around culture and not race.

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Celebrities Give False Hope

Celebrities Give False Hope

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Celebrities have such a strong influence over their followers that they could even convince people that they can code, even when logic says otherwise.

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Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

WSN Editorial Board
April 13, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Heightened diversity advances the agenda of diversity repeatedly set out by Hamilton upon taking office at the beginning of 2016. This publication has been somewhat critical of Hamilton due to a lack of significant tangible actions to truly advance diversity, but this week’s news is an excellent step in the right direction.

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Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Movies like Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" are setting a precedent and combatting Trump's vision for America by diversifying film with representations that more accurately reflect every day people.

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