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Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director
March 20
Filed under OPINION

The NYU Alternative Breaks program, provides countless benefits to both participants and the communities that student-volunteers serve.

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How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

Kate Holland, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Leaving home for college can feel like you're breaking up with your parents. Surprisingly, you might find that you love and appreciate them even more once you're on your own.

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Spring Welcome Week Falls Short of Fall’s

Spring Welcome Week Falls Short of Fall’s

Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor
January 23
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The purpose of the lengthy welcome week is to “kick start the new semester,” but do students need over 200 events, spanning across four weeks, to do so?

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Dropping Out Isn’t Cool

Dropping Out Isn’t Cool

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer
November 14
Filed under OPINION

While there are certainly students who have dropped out and became very successful, these cases are few and far between and should not be considered likely.

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Harassment must not lead to censorship

Harassment must not lead to censorship

WSN Editorial Board
March 9
Filed under OPINION

Yik Yak is only representative of a larger trend in cyberbullying — not responsible for it.

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[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

Sam Bearzi and Daniel Cole
December 5
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, OPINION

UPDATE Dec. 12 Editor's Note: This discussion occurred before there were any revelations of mistakes in the Rolling Stone article "A Rape on Campus." Opinion Editor Christina Coleburn and Deputy Sports Editor Tony Chau discuss fraternity culture and its correlation to sexual assault. The video is...

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
December 4
Filed under OPINION

[Trigger Warning] NYU needs a zero-tolerance policy towards rapists — they should be expelled.

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Fraternity culture must improve

Fraternity culture must improve

Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist
December 4
Filed under OPINION

Fraternities need to change their culture, or should be banned.

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Balanced sleeping schedule critical for students

Balanced sleeping schedule critical for students

Matthew Tessler, Staff Columnist
November 17
Filed under OPINION

Suspend late-night study sessions, close Netflix and go to sleep — your mind and body will be grateful.

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Exam stress relief falls on both students, university

Exam stress relief falls on both students, university

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
October 7
Filed under OPINION

Strategies for anxiety-management are life skills that need to be drawn upon, now during midterms, again during final exams and in future stressful situations.

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Tinder is comparable to traditional dating

Tinder is comparable to traditional dating

Zarif Adnan, Contributing Columnist
September 29
Filed under OPINION

Tinder reflects the millennial mindset of clarity and efficiency through technology

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Hookup culture needs to grow up

Hookup  culture needs  to grow up

Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor
September 25
Filed under Uncategorized

Hookup culture is counterproductive to forming meaningful relationships.

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