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Syrian Ceasefire Undermined by Russia’s Political Bullying

Syrian Ceasefire Undermined by Russia’s Political Bullying

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even as the U.S. government emphasized the necessity of reaching a political agreement to end the war, it now negotiates with little power. While the countries backing the regime exhibit a willingness to continue pouring money and fighters into Syria, those pushing for peace display a desire to end the conflict.

US must not give Israel a blank check

US must not give Israel a blank check

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US cannot afford to have its assets tied up in Israel any longer.

Proposed standardized testing regulations are a positive step

Proposed standardized testing regulations are a positive step

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Obama's proposals for standardized testing in K-12 schools are a step in the right direction.

Media, students lose cool in face of Malia Obama’s college visit

Media, students lose cool in face of Malia Obama’s college visit

By WSN Editorial Board

October 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The media and the Brown student body are focusing too much on Malia Obama visiting Brown and being in the vicinity of a beer pong table.

US duplicity hinders Syrian resolution

US duplicity hinders Syrian resolution

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Contributing writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

At this stage, the US and Russia are essentially fighting a proxy war in Syria.

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

By Farhin Lilywala, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A Q&A with NYU professor Martin Blaser, who will serve as the chair of a presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance.

GOP must end its war on women

GOP must end its war on women

By Annie Cohen, Contributing writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given how many of Planned Parenthood's activities have nothing to do with abortion, the GOP must end its war on women.

Proposed policy undermines free speech at UC

Proposed policy undermines free speech at UC

By Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

University of California backtracking on proposed policy to limit intolerant speech after igniting a firestorm of criticism

Women belong on the $20 bill

Women belong on the $20 bill

By Annie Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Andrew Jackson should be removed from the $20 bill and replaced with a woman. People should participate in the online voting process to determine which American woman should replace him.

Presidential policies deserve more discussion

Presidential policies     deserve more discussion

By WSN Editorial Board

February 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In an effort to promote signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, BuzzFeed released a lighthearted video called “Things Everybody Does But Doesn’t Talk About, Featuring President Obama” on Feb. 12, three days before the signup deadline. The video compares Obama’s use of free ti...

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