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Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" unfortunately falls into the list of white filmmakers who stereotypically portray and use other cultures as a tool for entertainment.

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The system of ethics that Tisch teaches its students will stay with them throughout their careers. The school should take this opportunity to speak out and set the standard that to remain silent is to be complicit and to be complicit is unacceptable.

It’s Time to Bring Morality Back to the Ballot Box

It’s Time to Bring Morality Back to the Ballot Box

By Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But when deeds of aggression and crude misogyny aren’t enough to sway our vote, where can we turn to direct the moral conversation and condemn violence?

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

An article recently published by the New York Times found that many high school seniors identify with traditional gender roles, which could be detrimental to feminism and female empowerment. The only way to combat this mentality is to educate youth on gender and sexuality.

United Airlines Dress Code Targets Women

United Airlines Dress Code Targets Women

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

United Airline’s barring of two young girls from boarding their flight because of their apparel highlights a disturbing trend of using dress codes to target women and make them overly aware of their appearance.

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning, ending the most ridiculous presidential race in recent history with the outcome that no one saw coming — except for maybe Trump himself. After a tumultuous election cycle which saw tensions between the ...

Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Staff Rants: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

By WSN Staff

November 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Our staff felt some bad vibes this week from the music industry, healthcare providers and umbrella-wielding New Yorkers. Read their takes below.

Pickup Artists Put New Sheen on Old Sexism

Pickup Artists Put New Sheen on Old Sexism

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Just as white nationalism is Newspeak for racism, Men’s Rights is a rebranding of misogyny, a yearning to return to a defunct status-quo.

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

By Ryan Matera, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Mustang" tracks the disruption of childhood when five young Turkish girls are forced into arranged marriages.

Double standards in journalism, politics

Double standards in journalism, politics

By Annie Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

As the nation continues to prepare for the 2016 election, a critical eye must be kept on candidates and their treatment of women and women’s issues, and voters must hold them accountable for what they do and say on the topic.

#GamerGate highlights industry misogyny

#GamerGate highlights industry misogyny

By Tommy Collison, Contributing Columnist

October 21, 2014


Filed under Opinion

#GamerGate tackles the widespread inequality in video games. Shifting blame away from the misogynistic gamers is unfair to all women.

Coleburn responds to media criticism

Coleburn responds to media criticism

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Washington Square News published the latest installment of my weekly opinion column on Feb. 3. I discussed Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis in conjunction with claims that the GOP has waged a war on women. The piece has generated a great deal of controversy since its publication, even bei...