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Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

By J. Metje, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Reader, you must be a feminist. Only with the voices of enough people that refuse to be silenced can we achieve the goals we are working towards. Stand up and say, “I am a feminist.”

Feminism on a College Campus

Feminism on a College Campus

By Lara Dreux, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Feminism should benefit both men and women, as it aims to promote equality among genders.

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

An article recently published by the New York Times found that many high school seniors identify with traditional gender roles, which could be detrimental to feminism and female empowerment. The only way to combat this mentality is to educate youth on gender and sexuality.

Women and Sustainability Summit Promotes Environmental Feminism

Women and Sustainability Summit Promotes Environmental Feminism

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Earth Matters NYU hosted the Women and Sustainability Summit on Monday night at the Silver School of Arts and Sciences.

NYU’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Program Is a Step in the Right Direction

NYU’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Program Is a Step in the Right Direction

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The university’s initiative to provide free menstrual hygiene products in restrooms brings NYU one step closer to creating a more inclusive academic environment. This intiative should be mimicked by other institutions.

Staff Rants: Feb. 15-23

Staff Rants: Feb. 15-23

By WSN Staff

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Another week has passed, and our staff is still ranting. Here's another edition of staff rants.

Are Boobs Finally Mainstream?

Are Boobs Finally Mainstream?

By Drew Lederman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Why can’t the world think of the female form as functioning outside the sexual sphere?

The Failure of the American Feminist

The Failure of the American Feminist

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Intersectional feminism highlights our duty as feminists to offer our voices to victims of oppressive societies and archaic healthcare resources.

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

By Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance, Theater

"Exposed" is a new play based on the true story of Mariam Weeks, the Duke University Freshman who took on a porn star persona to pay her college tuition.

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

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