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Most Creative

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

January 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study is known for its broad range of concentrations. WSN is showcasing 3 students with the most creative concentrations.

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Washington Post journalist and reporter Wesley Lowery's new novel recounts the stunning reality of injustice surrounding protests focused on racial injustice — especially the Black Lives Matter protests.

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

By WSN Editorial Board

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD's reforms on the use of force are a step in the right direction.

Hundreds protest police brutality

Hundreds protest police brutality

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

Protesters took to the New York City streets as part of a national movement protesting police brutality.

Rapper Killer Mike discusses equality, diversity

Rapper Killer Mike discusses equality, diversity

By Shawn Paik, Multimedia Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under News

Killer Mike of the rap duo Run The Jewels gave a lecture on police brutality, for-profit jailing systems and racism in America.

NYPD redesigns stop-and-frisk

NYPD redesigns stop-and-frisk

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

The NYPD announced procedural changes to their stop-and-frisk policy.

Body cameras cannot fix racism

Body cameras cannot fix racism

By Omar Etman and Tommy Collison

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The grand jury's failure to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner shows that body cameras may not be the perfect solution.

Technological changes needed after Ferguson

Technological changes needed after Ferguson

By Matthew Tessler, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Body cameras and smart guns will help keep police officers and citizens more safe and accountable.

Activism from abroad: How to understand global social movements

Activism from abroad: How to understand global social movements

By Louis Plottel, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On Century Avenue. Read more by searching ‘global.’ This is an opinion piece. I was sitting inside my friend’s dorm on the edge of Union Square the other night when a slow drone of police sirens started to fi...

Admins weigh racial privilege

By Monica Millay, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Features

White Administrators Talk Race provides a space for white administrators to delve into and develop appropriate responses to racialized topics, such as the actions in Ferguson, Missouri.

Rise of social media must be embraced

Rise of social media must be embraced

By Tommy Collison, Staff Columnist

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Social media users will not replace journalists, but the world is beginning to see a symbiosis between the two groups of newsmakers.

Protests grow on second night

Protests grow on second night

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

November 26, 2014


Filed under News

Thousands marched through New York City in protest of the verdict in the Mike Brown case.

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