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The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

By Faith Marnecheck, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Callisto is an app aiming to decrease sexual assault in college campuses.

Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

School of Visual Arts seniors Ji Kim and Andy Koo raised awareness against gun violence with posters that played on Apple's “Shot on iPhone” ad.

Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Leonard Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway made predictions for the technology industry at the Digital Life Design global conference last month. He has previously correctly predicted Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, among other news.

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

Power Shifts in the Music Industry

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The internet has allowed independent musicians to flourish like never before, but are musicians still bound to working with major labels to achieve large scale success?

NYU Wagner Student Works Undercover in iPhone Factory

NYU Wagner Student Works Undercover in iPhone Factory

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A graduate student at Wagner spent six weeks last summer working undercover in a factory that creates iPhones.

The End of Brick-and-Mortar

The End of Brick-and-Mortar

By Chloe Tran, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

In 2017, do we still need physical retail stores, especially in a digital age when it consistently saves time and energy to order online?

Food Fighters: How to Kick that Cold Without Medicine

Food Fighters: How to Kick that Cold Without Medicine

By Geomari Martinez, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

Every year, the winter season showcases this all-too-familiar symphony of sickness. If you forgot to get the flu shot this year, take a quick peek at your pantry or nearest dining hall and munch, sip, and eat your way out of that cold with these food fighters—you’ll be singing songs of joy in no time!

Staff Recs: Best Seasonal Fall Dishes

Staff Recs: Best Seasonal Fall Dishes

By WSN Staff

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts

In the spirit of the season (despite this week's unseasonable weather), WSN staff names their favorite fall foods.

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

EU Free Trade Rules Hide a System of Inequality

EU Free Trade Rules Hide a System of Inequality

By Matthew Collins, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While it was despicable of Ireland to allow a company to pay almost no tax, we should not forget that the European Commission’s motives in deciding this case were equally appalling.

The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

By WSN Editorial Board

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Privacy advocates and many in the tech industry have raised concerns that the FBI's requested backdoor could be leaked, leaving millions of iPhone owners susceptible to breach. Given the risks that it would pose to private citizens, Apple should continue to fight the court’s edict.

Get yo’ holiday drank on

By Kendall Levison, Dining Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Learn how to mix drinks right in your dorm this holiday season.

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