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Border Patrol Agents Don’t Protect Anyone

Border Patrol Agents Don’t Protect Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Border patrol agents are meant to protect us, but they are far too often the ones committing violent crimes.

Student Senate Should Release Voting Records

Student Senate Should Release Voting Records

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Because NYU's Student Senators Council lacks transparency in its voting process, the student body cannot hold its representatives accountable and make informed criticisms of the SSC’s actions.

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

By Grace Halio, Editor-at-Large

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Take a moment and ask yourself — who is your activism helping? Does it continue to effect change after you leave the room? Are you accountable?

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

By WSN Editorial Board

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.

Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

By Members of the Gallatin Faculty

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In times of conflict, our students should be treated as young adults, not as kids in need of parental supervision. What the administration has created is an atmosphere of fear among our students where there should be safety and tolerance.

Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

By WSN Editorial Board

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In the struggle for a more responsible administration, divestment activists and the rest of the NYU community are united.

To Keep Governments Accountable, Whistleblow

To Keep Governments Accountable, Whistleblow

By Ana Lopez, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Whistleblowers have had a huge effect on our society and government, bringing governmental abuses to light in a way no one else could. However, the first reaction of many public figures is to blame, blame, blame.

Free Speech Under Siege by University Admins in Mount St. Mary’s

Free Speech Under Siege by University Admins in Mount St. Mary’s

By WSN Editorial Board

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By publishing the retention story and the drowning bunnies quote, the Mountain Echo has done its part in bringing justice to the university. With any luck, the administration will now hold itself accountable to the university community like it was always supposed to.