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Can a Pardon Silence?

Can a Pardon Silence?

By Evan Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If a person accepts a pardon from the President of the United States in an ongoing investigation, they will lose their right to invoke the Fifth Amendment because that person no longer can self-incriminate

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

By Jacob Bass, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under NYU, Opinion

Hartnett signifies a widespread sense of governmental incompetence that inevitably will imbed itself into our nation’s political schemata and subsequently steepen our country’s dangerous trajectory.

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

By WSN Editorial Board

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to Affirmative-Action.

NYU Reacts: Trump vs. LaVar Ball

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

NYU students react to the current Twitter feud between President Donald Trump and media personality LaVar Ball.

Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

By Jan Alex, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although the admittedly beautiful location of Wollman Rink has been the traditional venue for the Flurry event for the past 10 years, it’s surprising to me that the IRHC continued to use a Trump venue this year.

Trump’s Opioid Declaration Falls Short

Trump’s Opioid Declaration Falls Short

By Jacob Bass, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite his ostensibly unwavering stance, however, Trump failed to declare the opioid epidemic as a national disaster this past Thursday, and instead has announced it as a national public health emergency.

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Brennan Center for Justice won a suit against Trump’s third iteration of the travel ban in Zakzok v. Trump.

Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

By WSN Editorial Board

October 11, 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.

Letter to Misogynistic Men

Letter to Misogynistic Men

By Paola Nagovitch, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the 2016 election cycle behind us, I mistakenly believed that President Donald Trump’s public outbursts of blatant sexism were over. However, I was obviously wrong.

Puerto Rico Needs a Voice

Puerto Rico Needs a Voice

By Allison De La Bastida, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Trump's reaction to the mass shooting in Las Vegas was exactly the type of response a president should have when dealing with such a sensitive matter. But, where was it in Puerto Rico?

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Staff Writer Lily Dolin shares her personal Top 10 political sketches from "Saturday Night Live."

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