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Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

WSN Editorial Board
December 2, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The idealistic views espoused by Hamilton in his early remarks have now been supplemented with concrete and practical solutions.

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Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

WSN Editorial Board
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.

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No Applause for Adulting

No Applause for Adulting

Emily Fong, Opinion Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

By rewarding themselves for minor efforts, young people undermine the challenges many face every day.

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Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The contemporary normalization of Fidel Castro is a disservice to the tens of thousands murdered or exiled because of his actions.

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We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

We Need Fewer WASPs, More Minority Authors

Aparna Alankar, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Literature students are exposed to a different voice, a different perspective, and ultimately deepen their study of literature when they are given more diverse materials to work with.

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In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

Elisabeth Turner, Contributing Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The Times and NYU’s student body have both fallen into the easy trap of calling Trump out without being able to handle the response from his side.

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Staff Rants: Nov. 15-28

Staff Rants: Nov. 15-28

WSN Staff
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Come one! Come some! Watch the stresses of daily life explode in the faces of our underpaid staff! For just the price of a yearly salary at WSN, experience the 9th wonder of the world: Staff Rants!

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President Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You

President Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You

WSN Editorial Board
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Rather than commit simply to abstract ideas like affordability and diversity, where it is difficult to gauge success, Hamilton ought to set up more easily achievable benchmarks so that the NYU community can watch the progress as it happens.

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It’s on Us to Hold Trump Accountable

It’s on Us to Hold Trump Accountable

Annie Cohen, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Since Trump was elected, he has done little to quell any fears about what his presidency means. We, the non-deplorable — the decent, the caring, the tolerant — we must not let these injustices go by unnoticed or unregulated.

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Dude, Where’s My Grade?

Dude, Where’s My Grade?

Andrew Heying, Contributing Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

While college grading is obviously completely different, knowing where a student stands is still extremely important for their learning process.

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Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.

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Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The striking popularity of the TV series, however, highlights how deficient broadcast grids are when it comes to non-nuclear families, and how much this must change.

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