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Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Professor Carlos Chirinos sits down with WSN and explains his role in the many realms of music he's involved with, and how he uses music as an effective means of social outreach.

Irma Reaction Representative of Disregard for Latin America

Irma Reaction Representative of Disregard for Latin America

By Paola Nagovitch, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The media’s decision to focus on the U.S over the Caribbean is an intentional commercial strategy to appeal to a wider audience, but this decision stems from the United States’ underlying historical disregard for Latin America and the marginalization of its people.

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

By Mack Degeurin, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Now that several media outlets have been banned from the White House, NYU journalism students and professors discuss the future of their field.

Trevor Hill Was Right to Question Capitalism

Trevor Hill Was Right to Question Capitalism

By Maya Nann, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Young people like Trevor Hill are aware that capitalism is no longer a desirable belief system to subscribe to. Meanwhile the powers at play are clinging onto outdated systems doomed for failure.

24-Hour News Is the Only Modern Option

24-Hour News Is the Only Modern Option

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Current events and breaking news was simply far less accessible than they are today, which is why, for all its foibles, the existence of a 24-hour news cycle is a net boon for the American people.

24-Hour News Is Ruining American Politics

24-Hour News Is Ruining American Politics

By Thomas Price, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The 24-hour news cycle has become far more of a detriment than a service to the medium of news and to the American people.

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

NYU Needs to Address Its Hostility Towards Trump Supporters

By Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of whether or not these feelings of hostility have been embellished or exaggerated, strict labeling and rejection of Trump supporters and the swirl of media that has ensued is detrimental to NYU, an institution renowned for its free speech, social movements and debate.

Q&A: Gallatin Student Leads the Way for Gender Equality in Latin America

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN sat down with Gallatin freshman Gerardo Portney for being named one of CNN Expansión's 30 under 40 for his work regarding gender equality in Latin America.

Presidential Debates Favor Squabbles over Substance

Presidential Debates Favor Squabbles over Substance

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Only through vigorous and substantive debate can we gain the information necessary to make informed decisions. However, the excessive showmanship in the debates have forced policy discussions to take a back seat as candidates try to throw the best zinger against one another.

On the job: Phylicia Ashley

On the job: Phylicia Ashley

By Daniela Cobos, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU Senior Phylicia Ashley manages on-campus involvement, a full course load, and an internship with The Today Show.

Dismissive responses to catcalling problematic

Dismissive responses to catcalling problematic

By Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

November 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Street harassment does not exist in a vacuum and to effectively address it, discussions cannot have dismissive tones.

Christina’s Case: Privacy scarce in porn industry

Christina’s Case: Privacy scarce in porn industry

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The New York Times published an editorial on privacy as it pertains to individuals with careers in pornography. The article is in response to the media commotion surrounding the Duke University freshman who recently revealed details of her life as a porn star. Written by Stoya, another adult film a...

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