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Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

By WSN Editorial Board

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

The WSN Editorial Board reflects on the effects of drinking bans and fraternity culture at NYU.

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.

This Is How Tennis Treats Black Women

This Is How Tennis Treats Black Women

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Serena Williams's loss at the U.S. Open is one example of how a white-dominated sport treats black women.

The Lost Voice of Journalism

The Lost Voice of Journalism

By Mitch Bedows, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion

A take on the closure of the Village Voice — a downtown New York institution — and what the implications are for local papers around the country and for journalism in the United States within the current political landscape.

Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Calling your parents may be a small gesture, but can express your gratitude to them in more ways than you would think.

The Line Between Convenience and Gentrification

The Line Between Convenience and Gentrification

By Maren Naegele, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion

The chainstore we all know and love may not necessarily be positive for the village.

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.

The Dollar Slice is Undervalued

The Dollar Slice is Undervalued

By Jasem Alzaabi, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion

The once essential dollar slice in New York City is quickly disappearing, and with it goes a unifying standard in New York dining.

We Still Don’t Hold Sexual Assaulters Accountable

We Still Don’t Hold Sexual Assaulters Accountable

By Aleksandra Goldberg, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The pastor who assaulted Ariana Grande is just another instance in a long string of unchecked sexual assaults.

Trump Administration Needs To Pay Reparations For Separating Families

Trump Administration Needs To Pay Reparations For Separating Families

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Family separations at the U.S. border have resulted in not only an emotional toll on migrants, but a financial one as well.

How Service Became My Community

How Service Became My Community

By Maren Naegele, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

A freshman contributing writer reflects on her experience during Welcome Week.

Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

A liberal student's perspective and response to what she perceives to be a problematic liberal monoculture.

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