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The Case for More Female Referees

The Case for More Female Referees

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There is currently a lack of female referees in the sports world.

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Feminism has evolved from many different shapes and forms. Here's a quick rundown on the four waves of feminism.

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN sits down with Jenny Murray to discuss her "Las Sandinistas!” — a film about the women who fought during Nicaragua’s 1979 revolution and helped shape the following government.

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Hundreds of women went on strike in Washington Square Park on International Women's Day this Thursday to rally for a variety of causes, including sanctuary for immigrants and more rights for labor unions.

Nina Haines

Nina Haines

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

For the past few months, Nina Haines has been conducting a social experiment: when she walks down the streets of Manhattan, she won’t step aside for anyone — not because she’s rude or inconsiderate. She’s just tired of catering her actions to men. Haines is not one to listen to your judgment...

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

By Sarah Lifson, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All students at NYU must come together to start a positive dialogue on consent and sexual assault.

We Need More Feminine Females in Television

We Need More Feminine Females in Television

By Carine Zambrano, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” emphasizes how feminist narratives led by feminine women are still underrated, just because they are centered on women

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While NYU is notorious for its so-called wokeness, or general awareness surrounding social issues, we are not immune to the man box.

Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

By Shraddha Bhavesh Jajal, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Why is it okay for women to express their sexuality through their clothing during Halloween, but not during the other 364 days of the year?

Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Women should not have to justify feminism as positive for both genders for it to be a valid movement or for their argument to be validated. Feminism is valid in itself.

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.

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