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Post-Election Care of Students Isn’t Coddling

Post-Election Care of Students Isn’t Coddling

By WSN Editorial Board

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In a situation where a large majority of students are emotionally compromised and unable to perform their work, it is the job of the professor to recognize that and accommodate accordingly.

MSA Fights Bigotry with #NotOnOurCampus

MSA Fights Bigotry with #NotOnOurCampus

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Muslim Students Association organized a rally at Kimmel in response to the vandalism at Tandon.

In a Trump World, I Am Lost

In a Trump World, I Am Lost

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When I heard the news, I wanted to call my mom and just sob. But I couldn’t, because my parents are Trump supporters.

Protesters Flood the Streets, Head to Trump Tower

Protesters Flood the Streets, Head to Trump Tower

By Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy

November 10, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, Top Stories, University News

In a protest organized by Socialist Alternative, thousands of anti-Trumpers took to the streets, marching from Union Square to Trump Tower in midtown.

Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

By Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy

November 8, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, University News

Madonna performed at an impromptu rally in the fountain of Washington Square Park on the eve of election day.

Presidential Election Overshadows Local Ones

Presidential Election Overshadows Local Ones

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU students talk about whether or not they are interested in local elections in light of the Presidential election.

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Young voters, disenchanted with the state of politics, are choosing to pass when it’s their turn and then have the audacity to wonder why they are still discontented with the political game.

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

Ken Bone’s Notoriety Is Indicative of American Politics

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ken Bone, like the U.S., slowly developed into one colossal Internet joke with endless amounts of ugly history and, oddly enough, no punch line.

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

By Isaac Oseas

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These anti-war views, however, find absolutely no expression with the main election choices, since both of the candidates have actively campaigned for U.S. interventionism.

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

By WSN Editorial Board

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

People who are running to be the next leader of the free world should not necessitate constant fact checking — ideally, there would be some truth to the messages they espouse.

Don’t Demonize the Average American Voter

Don’t Demonize the Average American Voter

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To vote for your own interests shouldn’t automatically make you an awful person, even if that puts you with Trump.

America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If Trump does somehow win the Presidency come November, he will not be the worst man America has ever elected to that office.

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