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Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Social media trends perpetuate dangerous behavior due to our generation's willingness to pursue extremes in order to gain online attention.

An All-Nighter Experiment

An All-Nighter Experiment

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As dreads and finals are approaching, many of us catch ourselves considering the idea of ditching sleep in order to get on top of our work. But, is pulling an all-nighter worth it?

The Just Accepting Yourself Fallacy

The Just Accepting Yourself Fallacy

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The whole “be yourself” motto is fallacious. I will even go as far to say that there is nothing more narcissistic than abiding to it.

The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

By Michael Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over the past few decades, the process of hiring teachers at colleges and universities has dramatically changed. What once used to be a reliable job with an optimistic future, now has taken a turn for the worse.

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

By WSN Editorial Board

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the amount of allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment continue to rise, NYU must continue to ensure that its campus remain a safe place for its students.

Students Have Faith in Their Lack of Faith

By Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

When religion is discussed in public discourse, one group of people is often left out — atheists. Atheists make up roughly a quarter of America’s population by some estimations, but are often overlooked in religious and political discussions due to the fact that atheism isn’t a religion, but a l...

IYSSE Deserves Club Status

IYSSE Deserves Club Status

By Isaac Oseas, Guest Editorial

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Instead of facilitating the political and cultural life of NYU students, the club approval process works to limit discussion and diversity on campus.

First-Year Fears

First-Year Fears

By Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Upon receiving their acceptance letters, NYU's incoming students have preconceived ideas and concerns about what their college life will be like.

Memes for Millennials: Now on Sale!

Memes for Millennials: Now on Sale!

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Gucci's recent ad campaign for men's watches used an unorthodox approach by turning ads into memes, so we tried it out, too.

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Alternative Breaks program, provides countless benefits to both participants and the communities that student-volunteers serve.

How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

By Kate Holland, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Leaving home for college can feel like you're breaking up with your parents. Surprisingly, you might find that you love and appreciate them even more once you're on your own.

Spring Welcome Week Falls Short of Fall’s

Spring Welcome Week Falls Short of Fall’s

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The purpose of the lengthy welcome week is to “kick start the new semester,” but do students need over 200 events, spanning across four weeks, to do so?

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