Washington Square News

Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

By Yale Buchwald, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The line outside of the Cantor Film Center is outrageous and needs to be stopped before students freeze or pedestrians are injured.

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Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

By Monica Barrett, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Mental health issues are not trends that NYU students can use to develop their personal images. Having a mental illness is not quirky or romantic or edgy. Mental illnesses are real and we should think about them seriously.

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WaSquaPa Is Not Just Ours

WaSquaPa Is Not Just Ours

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The NYU community often takes Washington Square Park for granted, but it's not our park to begin with.

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Don’t Ignore the Homeless

Don’t Ignore the Homeless

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Homelessness around the NYU campus is too often ignored and stigmatized.

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The Destruction of a Black New York Community

The Destruction of a Black New York Community

By Tianne Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Appreciating different cultures is not enough. We must try to understand the hardships of oppressed cultures in order to move toward social justice.

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Multilingualism Is a Great Investment in Your Human Capital

Multilingualism Is a Great Investment in Your Human Capital

By Diego Maguina Razuri, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Multilingualism is beneficial. Even though learning a new language can be tedious, it has many advantages.

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Liberate NYU Liberal Studies

Liberate NYU  Liberal Studies

By WSN Editorial Board

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU Student Senators Council pushes for recognition of Liberal Studies as separate from the College of Arts and Sciences during a University Senate meeting. We want to see LS represented as its own school throughout the university as a whole.

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Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Social media trends perpetuate dangerous behavior due to our generation's willingness to pursue extremes in order to gain online attention.

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The Bias Response Line Is Broken, This Is How NYU Should Fix It

The Bias Response Line Is Broken, This Is How NYU Should Fix It

By WSN Editorial Board

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Bias Response Line is in serious need of improvement. We have some ideas.

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Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.

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On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

On the Super Bowl: Boycott Not Necessarily a Good Political Tool

By Julia Leschi, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NFL's Super Bowl LLI ratings were the lowest ratings for a Super Bowl in nine years; however Shaun King's call for a boycott cannot be deemed a success.

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Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Banning vaping in NYU buildings is not enough to address the e-cigarettes craze. NYU should warn students about the effects of vaping and establish resources for e-cigarette addictions.

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