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An Already Digitized Weed Culture Reckons With Possible Legalization

An Already Digitized Weed Culture Reckons With Possible Legalization

By Jonah Inserra, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Professor Mark Kleiman wrote an op-ed in Vox last week that sparks the debate over weed legalization being the cure-all for addiction.

‘Boundaries’ Director Crosses Personal Thresholds

‘Boundaries’ Director Crosses Personal Thresholds

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with "Boundaries" director Shana Feste and cast members Lewis MacDougall and Yahya Abdul-Mateen to discuss the film's premiere at SXSW.

Beauty Says ‘Yes’ to Kush

Beauty Says ‘Yes’ to Kush

By Elijah Scott, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Some cosmetic companies have begun using CBD oil in their products.

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

Study, Drugs and NYU

Study, Drugs and NYU

By Kieran Brown, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Drugs have long been a part of NYU's culture. But is it time to take a step back and reflect?

Pot Prohibition: Potentially Pardoned?

Pot Prohibition: Potentially Pardoned?

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

On April 24th, a group of seven students from NYU’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy traveled to the state capital of Albany to lobby for the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that if passed, will legalize an adult use cannabis market in New York.

Take a Hit: Cannabis Beauty Products

Take a Hit: Cannabis Beauty Products

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Cannabis infused beauty products reach a high with their moisturizing, vitamin-rich properties.

NYU Should Weed Out Harsher Marijuana Penalties

NYU Should Weed Out Harsher Marijuana Penalties

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In light of the decriminalization of marijuana in New York, NYU should lessen several of its policies against its use to liken those against alcohol use on campus and set an example for other colleges with harsher penalties.

A Brief Guide to the Most Prevalent Campus Drugs

A Brief Guide to the Most Prevalent Campus Drugs

By Ankita Bhanot, Deputy Features Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Features

WSN does not support the use of illegal drugs. However, should you choose to use them (or not), read on to find out about their short- and long-term effects.

Crime Log: Sept. 24-30

Crime Log: Sept. 24-30

By Abraham Gross, Deputy News Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

A look at campus crime from the past week.

‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The debut season of "High Maintenance" creates its story around a central protagonist (The Guy), giving lenses into the diverse lives of New Yorkers whose one common thread is their weed dealer.

‘Dough:’ Baked in Two Ways

‘Dough:’ Baked in Two Ways

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Dough" tells the story of a baker whose failing business is reinvigorated when his new hire starts putting marijuana in the dough.

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