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Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

Challenging the Liberal Bubble as a Liberal

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

A liberal student's perspective and response to what she perceives to be a problematic liberal monoculture.

An Alternative View on NYUAD

An Alternative View on NYUAD

By Matthew Silverstein, Guest Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A Guest Writer's response to the Editorial Board's call for NYU to divest from NYUAD.

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

At Club Fest on Sept. 6, while many students were browsing through traditional college clubs such as Greek organizations and cultural affinity groups, NYU’s leftist clubs were out in full force hoping to add to their legion of activists.

Liberals Must Focus on Civil Discourse

Liberals Must Focus on Civil Discourse

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The conflict between NYU Anti-fascists and the NYU College Republicans has shown that there is an immense divide between left- and right-leaning political groups on campus. However, both sides of the political spectrum need to become more open to differing opinions and promote civil discourse.

Liberal Students Must End Their Hypocrisy

Liberal Students Must End Their Hypocrisy

By Calvin Tran, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

To deem an entire class of speech as illegitimate, and not only illegitimate, but should be expectant of punishment, violence, and even the threat of ‘shutdown,’ as urged in multiple opinion articles published by WSN, is entirely antithetical to who we are as members of a university.

Pop Your Bubbles

Pop Your Bubbles

By Jordan Reynolds, Highlighter Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

It's not a matter of "liberal" or "conservative" bubbles, urban or conservative — it's a matter of empathy.

Safe Spaces Aren’t Neutral

Safe Spaces Aren’t Neutral

By Emily Fong, Interactive Graphics Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, safe spaces are not meant to be entirely depoliticized. And they are certainly not meant to be co-opted by those who have privileges in order to block out political discussion.

Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

Protests Are Not the Actions of Crybabies

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protesters right now are angry and emboldened, qualities that could not possibly be called symptoms of an oversensitive culture.

Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The contemporary normalization of Fidel Castro is a disservice to the tens of thousands murdered or exiled because of his actions.

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Whether or not Rectenwald’s grievances were valid, his integrity has been challenged by the inaccuracy of his own narrative. His false allegations are evidence that he is not a misunderstood victim, but a hypocrite.

Clinton announcement too early for Democrats

Clinton announcement too early for Democrats

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Clinton is not the ideal Democratic candidate, but the best option to take on Republicans as of now.

TEDxNYU talks approval voting

TEDxNYU talks approval voting

By Rebecca Spalding, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of Tuesday's TEDxNYU community event hosted by NYU Politics Professor Dr. Steven Brams over the shift in political power caused by the results of last Tuesday's election.