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Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

WSN Editorial Board
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Weekend On The Square is a bright and enthusiastic recruiting event for NYU — but this weekend's student protests made sure that the university was painted in a more realistic light.

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Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

Katrina Fadrilan, Guest Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

It’s the very exasperation towards our unconventional school that helps identify an NYU student — as if our shared unwillingness to settle, to remain complacent and our insistence to work for more are what defines us as a community.

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Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

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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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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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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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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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Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

WSN Editorial Board
April 10, 2017
Filed under OPINION

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.

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Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under OPINION

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.

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NYU Dining Must Recommit to Plant-Based Diet Programs

NYU Dining Must Recommit to Plant-Based Diet Programs

Alexandra Keenan, Guest Editorial
April 4, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU Dining claimed it would host up to a week long plant-based dining program, however the program will span just three days. NYU Dining should devote more time to educating students on this topic.

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New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

Sam Rolfe, Guest Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under OPINION

As a radical, innovative proposal to combat opiate overdose deaths, the city should open Supervised Injection Facilities.

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Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Podcasts are the best way to achieve diversity of thought because they incorporate reporting from individuals who are independent of elite media outlets. podcasts.

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