Washington Square News

Don’t Discount Commuters

Don’t Discount Commuters

By Andrea Pineda-Salgado, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

After finishing my first year at NYU as a commuter student, I have noticed a barrier between students who commute and students who board.

Staff Rants: MTA, Sophomore Year and Laurie Metcalf

Staff Rants: MTA, Sophomore Year and Laurie Metcalf

By WSN Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

This week on staff rants, Tom is angry about MTA fares, Natasha feels stuck in a sophomore slump and Ryan is passionate about Laurie Metcalf and how the world has underrated her.

Elitist Policies Surrounding Stern

Elitist Policies Surrounding Stern

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Elitism in the Stern School of Business should not be ignored. This attitude allows for toxic superiority culture.

Earth Day Thoughts

Earth Day Thoughts

By WSN Editorial Board

April 23, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion

As Earth Day came and passed, it is important to look at the efforts NYU has made as a community toward a more sustainable future and what we can still do to make the future greener.

Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

With recent rises in student activism and unease, many students are calling for town hall meetings. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a solution to the problem.

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.

Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

By Ali Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

Make your vote count and register to vote in your home state before the upcoming midterm elections in November.

Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Cynthia Nixon is not qualified to be governor of New York.

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

With more and more celebrities considering running for political office, it is time to reexamine our standards for elected officials.

The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eating healthy in college can be a challenge, but with the right planning and motivation, anyone can do it.

Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Weekend on the Square is an ideal time for student activists to protest. Protesting while there are prospective students and families on campus pressures the NYU administration to acknowledge the protesters' demands.

Staff Rants: Food, Class and our Gluttonous Opinion Editor

Staff Rants: Food, Class and our Gluttonous Opinion Editor

By WSN Staff

April 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

This week on staff rants, our opinion editor Tyler had to incentivize her staff with candy. While some debated her methods, the result was an increase in staff rants for all of you to enjoy.

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