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Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

After an upsetting election or many, a recount unfairly offers a glimmer of hope that will soon be snuffed out.

NYU Reacts — Abroad Edition: Trump Wins the Presidential Election

NYU Reacts — Abroad Edition: Trump Wins the Presidential Election

By Anne Cruz, Abroad Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features, Top Stories

NYU students at sites around the world have been attuned to U.S. politics this past week.

Tandon Prayer Room Vandalized With ‘Trump!’

Tandon Prayer Room Vandalized With ‘Trump!’

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story, University News

Muslim students at the Tandon School of Engineering found the outside of their prayer room vandalized on Wednesday, with one word scrawled in erasable marker across the door: “Trump!”

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning, ending the most ridiculous presidential race in recent history with the outcome that no one saw coming — except for maybe Trump himself. After a tumultuous election cycle which saw tensions between the ...

Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

By Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy

November 8, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, University News

Madonna performed at an impromptu rally in the fountain of Washington Square Park on the eve of election day.

America Needs a National Ballot

America Needs a National Ballot

By WSN Editorial Board

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When ballots are systematically organized, lingering concerns about election fraud can be more easily dispelled.

Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

By Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

From Nasty Gal x Nasty Woman to the 67 Percent project by Refinery29, fashion and beauty campaigns are taking a feminist stand that every woman can rally behind.

In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Just like her boss decades before her, Huma Abedin must exercise damage control in the wake of her husband’s sexual misconduct.

Pop is Putting the ‘Polis’ Back in ‘Politics’

Pop is Putting the ‘Polis’ Back in ‘Politics’

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The "30 Days, 30 Songs" initiative does what politics is supposed to do: make the officials that run our country and the processes surrounding their election back into a matter of public interest.

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A fair election is only legitimate if the electorate is informed, and with every released email, WikiLeaks brings us closer to that ideal of radical transparency.

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