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An All-Nighter Experiment

An All-Nighter Experiment

Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

As dreads and finals are approaching, many of us catch ourselves considering the idea of ditching sleep in order to get on top of our work. But, is pulling an all-nighter worth it?

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The Just Accepting Yourself Fallacy

The Just Accepting Yourself Fallacy

Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The whole “be yourself” motto is fallacious. I will even go as far to say that there is nothing more narcissistic than abiding to it.

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Underground Nude Sharing Website Must be Taken Down

Underground Nude Sharing Website Must be Taken Down

Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The link had brought me to a secret website that boys were using to exchange explicit photographs of high school and college girls.

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Legislative Day Is Another Stress We Don’t Need

Legislative Day Is Another Stress We Don’t Need

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION

NYU’s annual Legislative Day, however, has placed an abrupt and unexpected change to those schedules, and is ultimately more of an inconvenience rather than the blessing that NYU attempts to pass it off as.

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Elsagate Shows our System Is Broken

Elsagate Shows our System Is Broken

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The recent propagation of YouTube videos with violent and sexual content aimed at children — otherwise known as Elsagate — reveals some deep rooted issues in today's society.

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What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Though I sometimes enjoyed gawking at Fox News' or Breitbart's stories, I never took them seriously. But as I conducted my first interview for my journalism final project, I realized I had made a major oversight.

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Another Perspective on the Holidays

Another Perspective on the Holidays

Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

So, next time you ask someone how they celebrated Christmas, take a moment and realize that maybe they don’t view the holidays the same way as you do.

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The Art of Fake Apologies in Sexual Harassment Cases

The Art of Fake Apologies in Sexual Harassment Cases

Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

After a string of apologies from famous media and Hollywood personalities who were caught for sexual harassment, we have to remember that sorry is not enough.

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$70K Is Enough for Rat-Free Dining Halls

$70K Is Enough for Rat-Free Dining Halls

WSN Editorial Board

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

A presence of mice, filth flies, and hot food held at less than 140 degrees Fahrenheit, was discovered at Lipton Dining hall during a recent health inspection. NYU must take action to fix such a troubling and disgusting situation.

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We Need More Feminine Females in Television

We Need More Feminine Females in Television

Carine Zambrano, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” emphasizes how feminist narratives led by feminine women are still underrated, just because they are centered on women

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Ending Net Neutrality Could Lead to Tuition Increases

Ending Net Neutrality Could Lead to Tuition Increases

WSN Editorial Staff

December 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Appeal of Net Neutrality would undoubtedly mean that NYU tuition will increase for any student that would want internet access, which is nearly all of us.

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Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Matt Lauer’s public apology seems to be one to avoid scrutiny, rather than a genuine apology out of remorse.

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