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Why Do We Portray Atheists As Broken Believers?

Why Do We Portray Atheists As Broken Believers?

By Mickey Desruisseaux, Columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Culture, Opinion, Politics

Why does America still think atheists need to be saved?

In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

By Nosheen Hossain, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

A unique take on why having a sheltered upbringing is not only advantageous, but also an opportunity for many of those who have the privilege.

NYU’s Preferred Name System Helps Trans Students at School, but Could Hurt Them at Home

NYU’s Preferred Name System Helps Trans Students at School, but Could Hurt Them at Home

September 14, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

A trans student reflects on the ways in which the preferred name section of NYU's undergrad application could be improved upon.

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

By Ash Ryoo, Columnist

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Culture, Opinion, Race

Microaggressions plague racial minorities, even in the arts. But how can we address them?

Snow Bunnies Aren’t a Type and Neither Am I

Snow Bunnies Aren’t a Type and Neither Am I

By Cheyenne Porcher, Columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Race, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Racial preferences in dating are not components of your type. They're just racist.

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, International, Opinion

In light of the tragic loss of Brazil's National Museum, we must take the time to appreciate the crucial historical and cultural contributions of institutions like these.

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

By Rannen Khalil, Guest Editorial

April 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

An NYU student recounts her experiences with Islamophobia at Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

A Response to Your Letter in Support of Minority Students at NYU Stern

A Response to Your Letter in Support of Minority Students at NYU Stern

By NYU Stern Undergraduate College Leadership

April 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Uncategorized, University Life

NYU Stern Undergraduate College Leadership writes a letter to the NYU Student Senators Council about the university's efforts to combat islamophobia and discrimination within the business school.

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Culture, Education, Letters From the Editor, Opinion, Top Stories, University Life

WSN's Editor-in-Chief Jemima McEvoy chimes in on the #SaveStudentNewsrooms movement and discusses the impact of changes in media dissemination on WSN.

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

After Kendrick Lamar became the first rap artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, the response is telling. Lack of support shows, perhaps, the result of vulgar topics rap sometimes delves into or maybe another institutional barrier against the black community.

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Sports

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has become a gay icon due to his outgoing personality, and I can't help but feel like he is being celebrated because he embodies the ideal way to be gay.

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Technology, University Life

Recently it has been revealed that the dating site Grindr has released users' HIV status, which is another extreme breach of privacy in our digital age.

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