Celebrities have such a strong influence over their followers that they could even convince people that they can code, even when logic says otherwise.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
NYU has an obligation to not only alert its students of potential cyber threats, but take more serious measures to assure attacks like these do not occur again.Read more »
Because NYU's Student Senators Council lacks transparency in its voting process, the student body cannot hold its representatives accountable and make informed criticisms of the SSC’s actions.Read more »
Walking in the reverse direction intended on escalators — the so-called wrong way — is actually superior in many ways to conventional forms of escalator use, as it lends both a practical and a metaphorical function to a device that is otherwise purely a mode of transportation.Read more »
Although studies show that standing rather than walking on escalators will decrease travel time, people will continue to focus on their own interests instead of the greater good.Read more »
No student is realistically arguing that we do away completely with casebooks. However, some alternatives can be suggested that are already in place for some subjects, but not for all across the board.Read more »
The Democratic filibuster, which intended to put Merrick Garland back in the running as a Supreme Court Justice, is directly responsible for the Senate Republicans going nuclear to push through Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.Read more »
An article recently published by the New York Times found that many high school seniors identify with traditional gender roles, which could be detrimental to feminism and female empowerment. The only way to combat this mentality is to educate youth on gender and sexuality.Read more »
EDITORS' NOTE: Washington Square News deeply apologizes to Dean Gabrielle Starr for any misrepresentation or harm this may have caused her. Putting her as the subject of the cartoon misconstrued its meaning and is not fair to her. Dear reader: We stand by our political cartoon Time is Ticking, which was publi...
To the editor, The editorial cartoon "Time is Ticking" is deeply offensive in its implication that Gabrielle Starr is a "token." It is an insult to NYU, but most especially to Dean Starr, who entered Emory University at age 15, has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, has received a Guggenheim Fellowsh...