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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.

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.

Plus-Size Representation Still Lacking in Modern Media

Plus-Size Representation Still Lacking in Modern Media

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The ignorance surrounding shaming curvy women can be seen everywhere we look.

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.

It’s Your Fault Blockbusters Are Flopping

It’s Your Fault Blockbusters Are Flopping

By Thomas Price, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is our responsibility — or rather, our duty — to spend our dollars at the movies more carefully.

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

By Grace Halio, Deputy Features Editor

September 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

I was quite literally born and raised a Yankees fan. In my first baby picture I’m wearing a pink Yankees beanie, courtesy of my dad. Breakfast table news generally consisted of baseball stats and if it was out-of-season, it was talk of exhibition games, spring training or trades. The 1996 champio...