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We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

By Sarah Lifson, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All students at NYU must come together to start a positive dialogue on consent and sexual assault.

Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The situation surrounding Aziz Ansari provides the perfect opportunity for us to clearly define sexual assault and consent. When someone does not say no, it doesn't mean yes.

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

10 TV Shows You Might Not Know Star NYU Alumni

10 TV Shows You Might Not Know Star NYU Alumni

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

It is the peak era of TV, so let’s take a look at some shows that you might not realize feature NYU alumni.

Q&A with ‘Modern Romance’ co-author

Q&A with ‘Modern Romance’ co-author

By NIshad More, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Books

Sociologist and NYU professor Eric Klinenberg and comedian Aziz Ansari join forces in "Modern Romance." Klinenberg talked with WSN about working with the actor and the sociological aspects of romance.

Staff Recs: Comedy Series

Staff Recs: Comedy Series

By Hannah Treasure, Dana Reszutek, Zach Martin, and Audrey Deng

November 12, 2015


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

The WSN staff recommends their favorite stand-up comedy specials and TV shows.

Ansari ‘Master’ of sitcom in Netflix show

Ansari ‘Master’ of  sitcom in Netflix show

By Talia Milavetz, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Streaming on Netflix, "Master of None" is Aziz Ansari's elegant foray into more mature, honest comedy television.