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Dragged Out With Malcom Lewis

Dragged Out With Malcom Lewis

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.

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Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

Andrew Heying, Opinion Editor

October 30, 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.

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Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 19, 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.

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Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

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.

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The LGBT Issue

The LGBT Issue

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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CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.

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Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

In a world where capitalism dominates developed cultures while social awareness has risen to new heights, what does it take for companies to catch up with cultural standards?

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For All the QT’s in Science

For All the QT’s in Science

Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

oSTEM is an international organization that supports the Queer and Trans community in the STEM fields and works to create safe spaces on campus for these students.

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Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Strand Bookstore's recent panel on LGBTQ representation in comics was not only riveting, but sorely needed in an industry that continues to prioritize white, straight, cisgender men over practically any other sort of heroes.

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No More LGBT Character Tragedies

No More LGBT Character Tragedies

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The media as a whole should be held accountable for enforcing stereotypical representation and must instead be pressured into inciting more fleshed out, accurate LGBTQ portrayals.

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March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

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James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

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