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Week 3: Make the Most of Your Schedule with These Favorite Classes

Week 3: Make the Most of Your Schedule with These Favorite Classes

Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Because looking at the schedule of classes can feel like opening Pandora's Box, hear from experienced students about what they think you should take.

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When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Books

Washington Post journalist and reporter Wesley Lowery's new novel recounts the stunning reality of injustice surrounding protests focused on racial injustice — especially the Black Lives Matter protests.

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Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Dining Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Dining, FEATURES

If you were a professional baker and a client asked you to frost a message on a cake that contradicted your core beliefs, would you do it? In recent weeks, Walmart has been critiqued because of a controversial decision made by its employees.

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Beyonce’s Lemonade Is Too Little Too Late

Beyonce’s Lemonade Is Too Little Too Late

Ana Lopez, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Beyonce's music has always stood behind female empowerment, but she uses her capital — in this case, musical talent — like she’s a stockholder waiting for the right moment to sell.

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More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

NYU researchers examined how social media played a role in advancing the #BlackLivesMatter social justice movement.

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Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

Rebecca Oh, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

On Friday, NYU Law held a roundtable discussion regarding the implications of Peter Liang's case for communities of color, police accountability, and NYPD reform.

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One Incident Should Not Discredit a Movement

One Incident Should Not Discredit a Movement

WSN Editorial Board

March 3, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Social movements, such as Black Lives Matter, need all the help they can get if they are to make real, tangible change. Unfortunately, they find themselves hampered by one or two instances of bad behavior.

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Oregon Activists Should Be Protestors, Not Insurgents

Oregon Activists Should Be Protestors, Not Insurgents

January 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The Oregon activists' past actions have been controversial, but their arrest and the death of their spokesman provides supporters with the opportunity to elevate the group’s hostility into a constructive movement for change.

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NYU must denounce White Student Union

NYU must denounce White Student Union

WSN Editoral Board

November 23, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Given that President John Sexton has pledged to continue the conversation on race and inclusion, the administration should denounce the Facebook page and continue to address the underlying racial tensions which cause these racist beliefs to fester.

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Fund newspapers, unpalatable opinions and all

Fund newspapers, unpalatable opinions and all

WSN Editorial Board

October 28, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Newspapers shouldn't get defunded for unpopular —or even ignorant— opinions.

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