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Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

WSN Editorial Board

September 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Douglas W. Elmendorf, the dean of the Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, disinvited Chelsea Manning after the initial reprehension towards the announcement of her fellowship at the university. Harvard's reaction, however, raised even more controversy, as Elmendorf affirmed that Manning's opinions could not be endorsed by the university.

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ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The question whether Jemele Hill was entitled to her opinion or whether she had crossed a line presented itself to the public. An even bigger question that arose, however, is if the White House crossed a line requesting for her removal.

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Puerto Rico’s Deceptive Referendum

Puerto Rico’s Deceptive Referendum

Paola Nagovitch, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Being neither a sovereign nation nor a state has prevented the island’s residents from enjoying the full rights of American citizenship: Puerto Rican residents are not allowed to vote in federal elections, they have no representation in the Senate, and the delegate in the House of Representatives serves more as a figurehead.

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I Tried… Lipton’s Vegan Dining Hall

I Tried… Lipton’s Vegan Dining Hall

Nathaniel Mahlum, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, FEATURES

After Lipton's dining hall went vegan for a temporary pop up experiment, one writer shares his thoughts on the plant-based offerings.

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Pepsi Ad Leaves a Bad Taste

Pepsi Ad Leaves a Bad Taste

Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, FEATURES

On April 4, Pepsi released a new ad featuring Kendall Jenner “joining the conversation” alongside fellow protesters and easing tensions with riot police by handing one of the officers a Pepsi. Talk about missing the mark.

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Timeline of Controversial Figures at NYU

Timeline of Controversial Figures at NYU

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Recently, several controversial figures have been invited to speak at NYU. This timeline presents the circumstances and the reactions to these speakers.

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When a Discussion is Not a Discussion

When a Discussion is Not a Discussion

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

It’s wonderful that the NYU College Republicans and conservative groups nationwide say they are trying to promote discussion. It’s doubtful, however, that they’re going about it well, if it’s their honest intentions at all.

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McInnes: You Are Not A Nazi, Please Stop Harassing Us

McInnes: You Are Not A Nazi, Please Stop Harassing Us

WSN Editorial Board

February 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Instead of picking fights with student newspapers who lack both his following and social clout by targeting detractors, McInnes would be better off defending himself on principle doing.

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An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

NYU Student Labor Action Movement, Guest Editorial Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

n the dual spirit of transparency and your commitment to better listen to the student body, we invite you, and whatever board members that would like to attend, the opportunity to engage with us in a public dialogue open to the general student body.

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NYU Does Not Help Students Succeed

NYU Does Not Help Students Succeed

WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Especially with recent controversy surrounding the Tisch New Theatre, it feels as though there are too many outside, or inside, forces preventing students from pursuing their passions.

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Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Whether or not Rectenwald’s grievances were valid, his integrity has been challenged by the inaccuracy of his own narrative. His false allegations are evidence that he is not a misunderstood victim, but a hypocrite.

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Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 16, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, TOP STORY, University News

NYU canceled a College Republicans talk on Nov. 17, where they planned to host British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos as part of his "Dangerous Faggot Tour."

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