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On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

April 6, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU Peer Health Exchange helped lead a protest against Wendy's on Thursday night for the fast food company's refusal to join the Fair Food Agreement.

Rachel Stern

Rachel Stern

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Second Avenue is home to Block Drug Store, a pharmacy that has survived for over 100 years while surrounding businesses have shuttered. Restaurants turned into chic coffeeshops and bookstores turned into electronics stores, but Block Drug Store has stuck around. This is what Gallatin junior Rachel Stern...

Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Title IX is not about politics, but about a human being's right to be protected and seek justice. No administration should be able to take that away.

Angie Liao

Angie Liao

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Maybe it’s the yoga. Or maybe it’s her natural serenity. But more than likely, it’s Angie Liao’s knowledge that being frazzled does nothing to advance the human rights issues that fuel her near-unparalleled commitment to the lives of the people around her. Despite the constant bustle of the many pass...

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

This weekend, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington and in other cities both great and small across our nation. As to be expected, hundreds of member of the NYU community participated. Here are a few of their stories.

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Divest stood in solidarity with Standing Rock during its pre-rally on Kimmel's staircases that happened before they joined a larger rally in the Financial District — a nationwide effort that occurred in various cities today.

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee voted in support of a referendum calling for NYU to withdraw their investments from Israeli state institutions and international corporations complicit in violations of Palestinian human and civil rights.

Virginia Felon Voting Highlights Democratic Inconsistencies

Virginia Felon Voting Highlights Democratic Inconsistencies

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The day each citizen enjoys full access to their inalienable civil liberties is the day the U.S. will know equity, and from there progress can march forward.

Georgetown Reparations Are Long Overdue

Georgetown Reparations Are Long Overdue

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

History informs and teaches so that all learn from the injustice of our predecessors.

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

By Maria Torres, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Sarab Al-Jijakli the Syrian-American community organizer and cofounder of the National Alliance for Syria hosted an open discussion regarding the state of Syria.

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.

New York’s Unethical Treatment of Countless Corpses

New York’s Unethical Treatment of Countless Corpses

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The right to one’s own body is passed on posthumously to a loved one to respect one’s will.

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