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#TimesUp and Gender Equality

#TimesUp and Gender Equality

By Ria Mittal, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

The Time's Up campaign was not as strong in the Grammys as it was at the Golden Globes. What will happen in this fight for gender equality?

The Complicated Intersection of Gender Equality and Greek Life

The Complicated Intersection of Gender Equality and Greek Life

By Jan Alex, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Opinions expressed on the editorial pages are not necessarily those of WSN, and our publication of opinions is not an endorsement of them. Email Jan Alex at [email protected]

Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

By Nalani Ogawa, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

NFL player Cam Newton makes sexist remark to female reporter.

Sports Illustrated Is Antiquated

Sports Illustrated Is Antiquated

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition perpetuates distorted ideas of female strength beauty.

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

By WSN Editorial Board

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite claims that NYU is committed to diversity, statistics shared at Thursday's University Senate meeting showed that the university must work harder to diversify its faculty and administration.

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.

Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

By WSN Staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This week, our staff digs into the birth control double standard, bemoans the normalization of Trump and appeals to the all-but-lost R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

Male Contraceptive Study May Have Been Neutered, But Reflects Change

Male Contraceptive Study May Have Been Neutered, But Reflects Change

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Though contraceptive equality is still a blurry possibility in our foreseeable future, it is reassuring to know that it may become a reality.

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

By Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As the idea of masculine and feminine convergence and gender equality continues to gain support in the political and social world, fashion lends itself a vehicle for social change. This S/S 2017 season, Marissa Webb presented a side-by-side rendering of both masculine and feminine elements upon her r...

End Gender Barriers for Male Teachers

End Gender Barriers for Male Teachers

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Fighting the outmoded stereotypes about male teachers will improve education for all students.

Q&A: Gallatin Student Leads the Way for Gender Equality in Latin America

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN sat down with Gallatin freshman Gerardo Portney for being named one of CNN Expansión's 30 under 40 for his work regarding gender equality in Latin America.

CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The portrayal of past feminist movements in NYU CAST's production of "The Heidi Chronicles" resonates with gender equality movements today.

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