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Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A good political satirist is able to use comedy to highlight the important parts of the news by knowing what to mock and what to take seriously, and in so doing they are able to make their message that much more impactful.

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

People with limited health literacy skills are often misinformed about the body and of disease, leading to a misunderstanding of the relationship between lifestyle factors like diet and exercise and various health outcomes.

What’s Bad for America is Bad for Journalism

What’s Bad for America is Bad for Journalism

By WSN Editorial Board

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The rampant corporate influence on news coverage this election cycle threatens the integrity of journalism and American democracy.

Clinton’s Campaign Belongs in the ’60s

Clinton’s Campaign Belongs in the ’60s

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton's campaign has failed to resonate with millennials, and instead goes straight over their heads. She'd be better suited for the 1960s.

Stylish courses to spice up your semester

By Medardo Perez, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The top spring 2016 courses for the studying fashionista.