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Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The press and the American people must remember that Trump is not an outlier — he and Bush both come from a party with a long, shameful tradition of espousing thinly-veiled racism in return for electoral clout and plausible deniability.

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Tax Plan Harmful for Students

Tax Plan Harmful for Students

WSN Editorial Board

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

For a tax bill that is being promoted as relief for the middle class, this bill — if passed — will drastically hurt millions of American students. In a country where we encourage people to work hard and to go to pursue higher education, this seems objectively backwards.

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Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In the face of such awesome potential, there has understandably been several ethical and practical concerns over CRISPR’s application, and while some are more valid than others, none outweigh the world of good that can be achieved by embracing this technology.

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Listen to the Women Warriors

Listen to the Women Warriors

Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Female veterans need people to outwardly recognize their cause and listen to their stories, rather than sweeping it under the rug. These women are calling upon us to care. It is now up to us to hear them.

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NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

It is time for NYU to rename the Elmer Holmes Bobst library in exchange for something more reflective of the university’s stance on inclusion and diversity.

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Being Puerto Rican on Thanksgiving

Being Puerto Rican on Thanksgiving

Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The solidarity of the Puerto Rican community, both in the U.S. and in Puerto Rico, helped them endure the near-destruction of our island.

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Jewish Voice for Peace Deters Positive Discourse

Jewish Voice for Peace Deters Positive Discourse

Bobby Miller, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

JVP dishonestly adheres to the principles of intersectionality when they attempt to construct artificial coalitions between groups and causes that have virtually little to do with each other.

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NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

It is time NYU facilitates a substantial effort to combat these instances of bigotry in order to maximize comfortability for its marginalized students.

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Sexism is Everywhere — Even in Twitter Bios

Sexism is Everywhere — Even in Twitter Bios

Helena Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Women in politics clearly feel or have been taught to feel that they need to be relatable and because they are women, that means being moms or wives first and so-called huggers-in-chief.

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Is Russia Behind Calexit?

Is Russia Behind Calexit?

Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION

But is #Calexit a legitimate movement by liberal activists or, as new evidence suggests, an intervention by the Russian government to destabilize the U.S political infrastructure?

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Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In a day and age when people buy new gadgets for reasons other than their functions, it is important to reconsider your value system, and purchase wisely rather than impulsively.

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Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

WSN Editorial Board

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Now, more than ever, universities must make an effort to welcome and integrate its international students into the university’s community.

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