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An American in Brexitland: The Confusion and the Culture

An American in Brexitland: The Confusion and the Culture

Ali Webb, Deputy Abroad Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

When Deputy Abroad Editor Ali Webb arrived in London, both her new city and her home country were in the midst of major political transitions.

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Who Said It: Trump vs. NYU Professors

Who Said It: Trump vs. NYU Professors

Sydney Ernstberger and Kevin Jiang
February 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, TOP STORIES

President Trump has developed a reputation for making some controversial statements, but so have NYU professors. In this video, a group of NYU students try to determine who said a variety of eclectic quotes — an NYU professor or President Trump.

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Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

Kate Holland, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Many students have expressed a desire to give a warm welcome to incoming refugees after President Trump's travel ban.

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Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

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How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under NEWS, NYU

Second in the series of articles asking students and professors how they feel about Trump's EPA pick.

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History Is Repeating Itself

History Is Repeating Itself

Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under OPINION

This ban — which is in direct violation of the First Amendment's commitment to religious freedom and the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act — will do nothing, except hurt victims of violence and terror.

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Trump Moves to Revive DAPL, Students Respond with Protests

Trump Moves to Revive DAPL, Students Respond with Protests

Miranda Levingston and Jemima McEvoy
January 25, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

People are protesting President Trump's executive order that allows the government to consider building the Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines.

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The Cabinet’s on FIRE

The Cabinet’s on FIRE

Riley Lopez, Contributing Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU understands that giving support to victims of sexual harassment is the only appropriate response, but there are fears that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos does not.

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The Inauguration Issue

The Inauguration Issue

WSN Management Team
January 23, 2017
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

In our first issue of the year, WSN shines a spotlight on a weekend of political frenzy, talking to organizers on opposite ends of the political spectrum.

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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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Stop Republican-Shaming, NYU

Stop Republican-Shaming, NYU

Andrew Heying and Chuyu Xiong, Contributing Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

In the midst of all the post-election madness, one fact seemed to be forgotten, that — believe it or not — there were and are Republicans here at NYU.

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Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

Matthew Perry, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION

White racial backlash is the one and only reason behind Trump's victory.

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