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Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.

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Sydney Miller: Rallying for Love

Sydney Miller: Rallying for Love

Kaitlyn Wang, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

We interviewed the Gallatin sophomore who organized a rally that garnered the interest of more than 20,000 people.

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Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Trump is a vile demagogue whose behavior has warranted a hateful response, but it is impossible to be legitimately productive if we continue to find solidarity in hate.

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Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under OPINION

To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.

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Protesters Flood the Streets, Head to Trump Tower

Protesters Flood the Streets, Head to Trump Tower

Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy
November 9, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

In a protest organized by Socialist Alternative, thousands of anti-Trumpers took to the streets, marching from Union Square to Trump Tower in midtown.

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Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Kaitlyn Wang, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Protests against femicides across Latin America have spread to Washington Square Park, and NYU students are getting involved.

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Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

WSN Editorial Board
October 24, 2016
Filed under OPINION

With NYU’s hotbed of student talent, the next generation of activists are bound come up with more creative ways to enact change.

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Yiannopoulos Visit Has Every Right to Happen

Yiannopoulos Visit Has Every Right to Happen

WSN Editorial Board
October 10, 2016
Filed under OPINION

In the interest of free speech on campus, the College Republicans should be free to host Yiannopoulous. Whether someone wants to take him seriously as a political voice or dismiss him as a clownish caricature should be up to that individual.

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Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Morgan Smith, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

The Adjunct Faculty Union, a group of professors comprising of over 60 percent of the working staff at NYU, has historically rallied for fair wages and benefits for its members. As President Hamilton begins his tenure, the group has even more goals to achieve and issues to address.

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NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

NYU SLAM held a protest outside of Bobst, eventually migrating to the 12th floor, to petition the University to include a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

Matthew Perry, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

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LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

WSN Editorial Board
September 16, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

When classes started at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus last Wednesday, students were missing one rather important thing: their professors. Around 400 faculty members had their access to the school’s facilities revoked after contract negotiations between union members and administrators failed miserably. The teachers’ union was originally trying to negotiate a new contract guaranteeing tha... Read more »

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