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The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

Alexia Salingaros

Alexia Salingaros

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

For Tisch sophomore Alexia Salingaros, the magic of filmmaking began with summer lethargy and the absence of cable television in her San Antonio home. “The summer after seventh grade, I was super bored,” she said. “I decided to bring my Lego action figures to life, and that eventually turned...

Malcolm Lewis

Malcolm Lewis

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

A small class of children stares at their last generation MacBook Pros on the eighth floor of the Tandon School of Engineering. Today’s task: repurpose Google’s logo with images of letters they find on the web using Adobe Photoshop. Fifth-year Tandon student Malcolm Lewis circles the stu...

‘Laramie Project’ Calls for Community Understanding

‘Laramie Project’ Calls for Community Understanding

By Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

It has been almost 20 years since the brutal murder of gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. Interviews surrounding his death comprise the new play "The Laramie Project Cycle."

Love, But Not Sex

Love, But Not Sex

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

While Valentine's Day can be annoying for just about everyone, it brings about its own challenges for people who identify on the asexual spectrum.

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Off-Broadway musical “Trinkets” is a non-stop party centered on the escapades of trans sex workers in the 1990s New York City.

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Turkey's recent ban on LGBTQ-related events, which celebrates nothing but positivity, is a short-sighted move that will drag Turkey’s human rights progress years behind

Dragged Out With Malcolm Lewis

Dragged Out With Malcolm Lewis

By Pamela Jew, Copy Chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

This Tandon student enlists his friends to beat the face, transforming him into Malcom the Not So Well Known Drag Queen.

Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

By Andrew Heying, Opinion Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Spacey released a statement in which he took full responsibility for the sexual harassment before quickly using the statement as a platform to formally come out as gay. Not only is this a pathetic public relations strategy, but it creates an extremely dangerous equivalency between being gay and being a pedophile.

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In these dangerous political times, news sources must be held accountable in making sure that opinions stay just that, without attempting to invoke twisted falsehoods to a vulnerable general public.

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

By Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Peterson Toscana speaks with WSN about his lecture and comedy routine at the Barasch Theater at NYU on Oct. 11.

The LGBT Issue

The LGBT Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized

A selection of LGBT voices weigh in on some of the issues within and surrounding their community.

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