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We Must Stand Together Against Sexual Assault

We Must Stand Together Against Sexual Assault

By Students for Sexual Respect, Guest Editorial

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If a school fails to meet its obligations under Title IX, the Department of Education is supposed to enforce the law. By rescinding the Obama-era guidance, DeVos undermined it.

Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Title IX is not about politics, but about a human being's right to be protected and seek justice. No administration should be able to take that away.

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

By WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a troubling shift in policy, that will make the rights of the accused and the accusers supposedly more balanced. However, her speech gave no specific details or guidance, raising many concerns.

Swift’s Assault Case Highlights DeVos’ Flaws

Swift’s Assault Case Highlights DeVos’ Flaws

By Carine Zambrano, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the Obama Administration’s measures are flawed, a step back from it would not be beneficial to the victims who already face criticism for seeking justice, even when they are world-famous superstars like Taylor Swift.

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

By WSN Editorial Board

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While NYU is a private institution, DeVos’ actions will affect the education system as a whole — including federal financial aid that many NYU students rely on. Therefore, it is imperative that we continue to represent reason and truth by speaking out against people like DeVos.

How Will Betsy DeVos’s Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Betsy DeVos’s Policies Affect NYU Students?

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

NYU professors share how Betsy DeVos would impact NYU students if she were appointed Secretary of Education.

Students, Teachers Gather Outside Senator Schumer’s Office to Protest Education Rights

Students, Teachers Gather Outside Senator Schumer’s Office to Protest Education Rights

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News

Protestors advocate against Betsy DeVos's nomination for Secretary of Education.