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There’s More to Cynicism Than Just Being Obnoxious

There’s More to Cynicism Than Just Being Obnoxious

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many people falsely believe that being cynical equates to being dismissive and obnoxious. However, cynicism is a mentality and lifestyle that can fill one's life with individual happiness.

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton is not Donald Trump with a few different policies and a better makeup artist. She is an intelligent, hardworking woman who has already accomplished an astonishing amount for this country, and who will continue to do so if elected president.

Four Fashionable Follows For Your Twitter

Four Fashionable Follows For Your Twitter

By Bryna Jeffries, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

With over 300 million active users on Twitter it's hard to know who to follow. When it comes to fashion industry influencers, we've got you covered.

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With a primary that excludes Independents and a registration system that discriminates against them, New York State primary voting combines the worst of all worlds.

Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

By Moshe Wander

March 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The best way to enfranchise young voters is to connect the issues that young people care about to the importance of voting, researching the candidates and knowing how to vote. There is no easy formula for getting this done, but a student organization here at NYU is giving it a try.

Boomers shouldn’t scapegoat millennials

Boomers shouldn’t scapegoat millennials

By WSN Editorial Board

October 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Don't harp on millenials for being self-centered. We're struggling to improve the world just as much as any generation. Fixating on the perceived flaws of the generation is just distracting from the main issues.

Tattoo tolerance: older generation must embrace body art

January 21, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Most grandparents in this country would probably shake their heads with disdain at the idea of their teenage grandson tattooing his entire left arm or piercing his lip. My parents in particular describe tattoos as unprofessional and tasteless, even as likely to destroy one’s chances of ever being taken...