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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.

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

By WSN Editorial Board

April 16, 2018


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

NYU Tisch Drama should take these steps in order to cultivate a safer and more inclusive community for its students.

Racial Purgatory: Between Black and White

Racial Purgatory: Between Black and White

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Race

There is standard of Black and White within society; however, between these two colors exists many others who don't fit the two color mold.

#REDinstead for Autism Awareness

#REDinstead for Autism Awareness

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

This April, don’t support Autism Speaks for Autism Awareness Month.

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

Club promoting is a corrupt system which reduces women to mere attractions, and exposes them to misconduct and harassment.

Katy Kissed a Boy, He Didn’t Like It

Katy Kissed a Boy, He Didn’t Like It

By Bethany Sattur, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Katy Perry's nonconsensual kiss with 19-year-old Benjamin glaze shows that male victims of sexual harassment are too often dismissed.

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

Bumble’s Hive Mind Predicament

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Politics

Bumble banned pictures of guns in dating profiles, a move that it claims is not politically motivated. However, politics and dating are inherently connected, so Bumble must recognize the implications of its actions.

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Abandoning their tradition of favoring white men, this year's Oscars finally acknowledged and awarded deserving individuals regardless of gender, race or sexuality.

Social Media Is Dying

Social Media Is Dying

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Social media is no longer social. Sites such as Facebook have become more preoccupied with video content instead of prioritizing social connections between its users.

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Fashion must be more environmentally conscious, and labor standards within the fashion production industry must be improved.

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

We as humans rely on our ability to interpret, perceive and infer in our everyday lives. So why are opinions –– an extension of this interpretation –– seen as unnecessary?

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