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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 15, 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 26, 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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Politics Belong In Sports

Politics Belong In Sports

Sierra Jackson, Co-Managing Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Sports are growing incredibly political, and the intersection between many major sports league and hot button issues is coming to to the forefront.

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Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

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“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

Sharon Shattuck's newest autobiographical documentary gives a lens to the group affected most by transgender transitions besides the people who are transitioning - their families.

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PDA Is a Straight Privilege

PDA Is a Straight Privilege

Connor Borden, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Although New York has a thriving LGBTQ+ community, it is unfortunately still uncommon to see queer and nonconforming folks displaying their love for one another in public.

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Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

WSN Editorial Board

September 26, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The onus is on everyone — not just business leaders — to ensure that no space feels like it is off limits for people who identify as LGBTQ.

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