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Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The HBO series "Girls" does what other television series have failed to do — it offers a realistic look at female friendships, instead of idealized or exaggerated versions.

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Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU has problems that should be fixed but overshadowing the Weekend on the Square event with protests was uncomfortable and embarrassing.

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Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While the media distracts itself and the American public with trivial stories about Trump’s tweets, it does so at the expense of the desperate and dying Venezuelan people.

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NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

WSN Editorial Board
April 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Despite claims that NYU is committed to diversity, statistics shared at Thursday's University Senate meeting showed that the university must work harder to diversify its faculty and administration.

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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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