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Navigating competing identities in the 21st century

Navigating competing identities in the 21st century

March 7, 2014
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

America is oftentimes perceived as a model for 21st-century cosmopolitanism and plurality, with its thriving ethnic and cultural diversity. The country’s allure, in part, lies in its population of different backgrounds who form a collective identity, while successfully retaining distinct flavors... Read more »

Celebrate National Pancake Day right with tasty flapjacks

Celebrate National Pancake Day right with tasty flapjacks

March 4, 2014
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

March 4 is the International House of Pancakes’ official National Pancake Day. While only IHOP offers free pancakes to the hungry public, other enchantingly delicious options are available around campus as well. Check out these places to get your fix of buttery, syrupy goodness. International House... Read more »

NYU students know nothing about March Madness, sports in general

NYU students know nothing about March Madness, sports in general

April 1, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, SPORTS

While conducting a student poll about this year’s March Madness basketball tournament, WSN learned that no one on the NYU campus even knows what basketball is. “Wait, what?” said many a disinterested student when asked about the annual tournament. WSN asked about specific details concerni... Read more »

Denver Nuggets do not receive enough credit from NBA, media

Denver Nuggets do not receive enough credit from NBA, media

March 28, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

  All season long, teams, fans and the media have overlooked one of the NBA’s most legitimate championship contenders — the Denver Nuggets. By far the most under-appreciated team in the league, the Nuggets have found themselves continually ignored and dismissed by the media as early playoff-e... Read more »

Warren Hill case re-engages debate on practicality of death penalty

Warren Hill case re-engages debate on practicality of death penalty

February 20, 2013
Filed under OPINION

The debate over the death penalty in the United States has long been part of the national dialogue. However, media attention over the controversial aspects of Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill’s case has recently intensified the debate. At 7 p.m. on Monday, Warren Lee Hill, a twice-convicted kil-ler... Read more »

Lebron, Toporek, Bryant notoriety overlooks contributions to game

Lebron, Toporek, Bryant notoriety overlooks contributions to game

November 30, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Three days ago, Bryan Toporek, featured columnist for The Bleacher Report, published an article debunking myths he felt ran rampant in the NBA. The biggest claims he argued against were of Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant being a ball hog and Miami Heat LeBron James not being clutch. Though these two superstars... Read more »

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