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‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sure, social media helps us connect to a worldwide audience far quicker and easier than any other platform, but thoughts and prayers don’t mean much if they reach those in actual need too late.

De Blasio Must Combat Allegations with Transparency

De Blasio Must Combat Allegations with Transparency

By WSN Editorial Board

April 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Opaqueness is not just a cover for corruption, but a serious flaw in governance.

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

Food Stamps Aren’t Enough for SNAP Beneficiaries

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This upcoming deadline for SNAP benefits is just another indignity forced upon people who need public assistance.

Flint Officials Must Value Lives Over Their Pockets

Flint Officials Must Value Lives Over Their Pockets

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Officials in Flint, Michigan must put the value of their citizens over how much money they're pocketing.

Denmark Refugee Policy Deplorable

Denmark Refugee Policy Deplorable

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By passing the confiscation bill, the Danish government is allowing the loud, inhumane voice of a few take precedent over the understanding and welcoming many.

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on his new policy about transparency with legislators' outside income.