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Organizations Scrutinized After Latest Nassar Victim Testimonies

Organizations Scrutinized After Latest Nassar Victim Testimonies

Maddie Howard, Sports Desk Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Larry Nassar sexual misconduct case brings criticism to USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.

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NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

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Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Matt Lauer’s public apology seems to be one to avoid scrutiny, rather than a genuine apology out of remorse.

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Hollywood Unveiled Is a Good Thing

Hollywood Unveiled Is a Good Thing

Thomas Price, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The film industry is not the only one that has skeletons in their closet.

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Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

WSN Editorial Board

November 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In retrospect, it should not come as a surprise that these issues would arise at NYUAD. The country is decades behind the United States in terms of human rights.

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Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

In these dangerous political times, news sources must be held accountable in making sure that opinions stay just that, without attempting to invoke twisted falsehoods to a vulnerable general public.

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University Professors Must Refrain From Violent Remarks

University Professors Must Refrain From Violent Remarks

WSN Editorial Staff

October 19, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Although it should be encouraged the professors do share their inputs on political issues, that privilege should in no way be taken as permission to express violent and threatening remarks on campus.

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Read It Out Loud: ‘I Agree With Eminem’

Read It Out Loud: ‘I Agree With Eminem’

Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Eminem has now been solidified in his status as an influencer in the political war that is always brewing in relevance to our President’s actions and remarks. What Eminem now says matters and the thought of that statement sounds like words that I'd have never thought I’d say when it came to Eminem and politics.

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Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

WSN Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

By welcoming Roger Stone to speak at the university, Fordham is doing nothing but encouraging ill-inclined, polarizing beliefs on campus.

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Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

WSN Editorial Board

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Universities should not silence professors—or encourage their silence. To continue being symbols of academic encouragement, they must welcome discussions, instead of reprehending them—and this expands to the professors.

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NFL Kneeling for Selfish Reasons

NFL Kneeling for Selfish Reasons

Michael Ellis, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The timing of this NFL kneeling event demonstrates the selfishness of NFL players and owners. By kneeling after President Trump’s comments, they have made protesting the national anthem about them.

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