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‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new film "Loving" captures with astounding emotion and power the importance of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which ruled in 1964 that any law prohibiting interracial marriage was unconstitutional.

Fake Weddings, Real Feelings

Fake Weddings, Real Feelings

By Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Huge displays of splendor and amorous declarations reign free at the events put on by Big Fake Weddings, where already-married couples renew their vows in clever marketing attempts to demonstrate wedding photographers' skills.

Staff Recs: Best Brangelina Moments

Staff Recs: Best Brangelina Moments

By WSN Staff

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts

via GIPHY I knew the truth had finally come out on Tuesday, the Greatest Day — otherwise known as the day it was revealed Angelina had filed for divorce. Despite Brad once telling the Daily Mail he was wasting his life away while he was married to Jennifer Aniston, us true fans know that jus...

Would You Get Married In College? These NYU Students Did

Would You Get Married In College? These NYU Students Did

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although marriage is an anomaly among NYU students, we found two young couples who decided to tie the knot.

Law debate analyzes gay marriage

Law debate analyzes gay marriage

April 16, 2014


Filed under News

NYU School of Law professor Kenji Yoshino and Heritage Foundation Fellow Ryan Anderson debated the legal implications of United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry on April 15. The NYU chapter of the Federalist Society, the American Constitution Society and the Law and Religion Society organize...

Heart beats healthy, happy for couples

Heart beats healthy, happy for couples

April 8, 2014


Filed under News

A recent NYU study found that married people have a significantly decreased risk of heart disease in relation to people who are widowed, single or divorced. Researchers at the NYU Langone Medical Center accessed a database from Life Line Registry, which contained over 3.5 million subjects coming from 20...

Same-sex marriage raises civil liberties questions

Same-sex marriage raises civil liberties questions

April 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Issues related to the definition of marriage, as established and recognized by cultures and governments, will never end. As a social convention set up by humans whose knowledge and values evolve over time, it will always be prone to disagreement and controversy. Nature doesn’t care so long as some...