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NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

By WSN Editorial Board

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

By promoting an official and one-on-one system of reporting discrimination, NYU administrators are offering an outlet for students’ complaints without prejudgment.

Discrimination in Tech Hampers Real Innovation

Discrimination in Tech Hampers Real Innovation

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Non-white, non-male entrepreneurs still struggle to get any attention from investors, and unless the government can step in, this inequality threatens to stifle some of the most innovative participants in the tech scene today.

Women’s Soccer Demands Equal Pay for Superior Work

Women’s Soccer Demands Equal Pay for Superior Work

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Our women’s soccer team should be an inspiration for the next generation of female athletes. But we as a society fail in giving young girls incentive to pursue soccer when they earn for their excellence only a fraction of what their male counterparts make for mediocrity.

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

By WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When an official takes the effort to a make a social statement, not often is it made with genuine intent. Cuomo should endeavor to be the exception, not just another politician speaking in elevated tones with his fingers crossed behind his back.

Trump Is the Worst Candidate for Women

Trump Is the Worst Candidate for Women

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

America doesn’t need a president who resorts to name-calling and infantile insults the moment anyone disagrees with him.

Germany’s Third Gender Law not as progressive as it seems

Germany’s Third Gender Law not as progressive as it seems

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As of Nov. 1, German babies who are born with both sexual organs will no longer be defined as male or female on their birth certificates. Rather, because of the country’s new third gender law, both boxes will remain unchecked, and the infant will be legally declared intersex by being placed into a...