Washington Square News

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

By Elisabeth Turner, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Times and NYU’s student body have both fallen into the easy trap of calling Trump out without being able to handle the response from his side.

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

There Are No Facts Left to Check in 2016

By WSN Editorial Board

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

People who are running to be the next leader of the free world should not necessitate constant fact checking — ideally, there would be some truth to the messages they espouse.

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sure, social media helps us connect to a worldwide audience far quicker and easier than any other platform, but thoughts and prayers don’t mean much if they reach those in actual need too late.

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD has demonstrated a complete unwillingness to listen to public demand for greater accountability.

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.