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Stern Professor Lays Out Progressive Vision for Congress

Stern Professor Lays Out Progressive Vision for Congress

By Sunanda Gaskins, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU professor Suraj Patel is running for Congress, challenging incumbent Carolyn Maloney for office in New York's 12th District.

College of Nursing Signs Letter Advocating for Gun Control

College of Nursing Signs Letter Advocating for Gun Control

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The Rory Meyers College of Nursing has decided to support a letter from the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) that calls for Congress to create a bipartisan National Commission on Mass Shootings in the aftermath of the recent school shooting in Parkland.

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

The Affordable Nobody Cares Act

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

More importantly, if so many Americans are insured by the ACA, why are Republicans threatening the law with no alternative healthcare plan under way?

Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While no politicians want to appear as if they are against 9/11 victims in an election year, the JASTA is not in the best interests of the country and passing it is a betrayal of their constituencies.

Keep Warren in the Senate — She Can Do More There

Keep Warren in the Senate — She Can Do More There

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Elizabeth Warren is an influential, galvanizing politician who has the proper combination of policy expertise and personal charisma that would be wasted on the vice presidency.

Quantifying NYU Endowment Woes

Quantifying NYU  Endowment Woes

By WSN Editorial Board

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The model of the large endowment as “intergenerational stewardship” is more noble and much more sustainable. But in order to attain this model, the administration has a long road ahead of it.

Unreasonable GOP Stubbornness Helps No One

Unreasonable GOP Stubbornness Helps No One

By WSN Editorial Board

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ultimately, the GOP’s current game plan will not do anyone any favors. Until they reassess their goals as a party and move towards a platform that is realistic, the Republicans in Congress and elsewhere will find themselves at a dead end.

Sexism alive and well in U.S. politics

Sexism alive and well in U.S. politics

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton's congressional hearings revealed the ignorance that still dogs women in politics. Through the interruptions and the raised voices by the all-male interrogating committee, Clinton remained stoic.

Drone regulation measures a step forward

Drone regulation measures a step forward

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The FAA must move swiftly in order to prevent a serious drone incident.

The Curious Case of Henry E. Nass

The Curious Case of Henry E. Nass

By John Ambrosio, Assistant Managing Editor

February 17, 2015


Filed under Features

The arrival of a mysterious coded message at the WSN offices led to weeks of speculation, research and, finally, an unexpected announcement.

Scientific academia must acknowledge students

Scientific academia must acknowledge students

By Tess Woosley, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In order for today's students to truly benefit from increasingly open publication opportunities and online resources, they need funding for their ideas.

Midterms, Obama’s record debated

Midterms, Obama’s record debated

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under News

An event was held on Oct. 14 to discuss the importance of the upcoming midterm elections.

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