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Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

Don’t Let ‘Sex and the City’ Take Over Our City

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Cynthia Nixon is not qualified to be governor of New York.

Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

To Remain Relevant, Arts Should Stay Accessible

To Remain Relevant, Arts Should Stay Accessible

By Beth Sattur

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Broadway tickets are too expensive for most people to afford. Selling cheaper video recording of the shows could increase inclusivity.

An Adventurous Egg’s Dreamy Pop-Up

An Adventurous Egg’s Dreamy Pop-Up

By Scott Hogan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

There's an entire pop-up dedicated for an adventure-filled, daydreaming yet determined egg named Ellis on Chrystie Street waiting for you to explore. Here we have the first look inside The Egg House.

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News

An event paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. was held in Washington Square Park Tuesday night on the 50th anniversary of his last speech.

NYC Councilman Wants You to Have a Right to Disconnect From Work

NYC Councilman Wants You to Have a Right to Disconnect From Work

By Sunanda Gaskins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A New York City councilman has proposed a bill that would make it illegal for employers to contact employees after work hours.

Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion, Politics, Technology

I would love to see a separation between work and home life; however Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr.'s bill, if passed, has potential to be ineffective due to its ambiguity.

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

Club promoting is a corrupt system which reduces women to mere attractions, and exposes them to misconduct and harassment.

Staff Rants: March 13-March 20

Staff Rants: March 13-March 20

By WSN Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants, University Life

Every Tuesday our staff has something to say about NYU, food and the angsty lives of students. After a week of spring break, our staff is back and ready to complain.

Chef: Model-Turned-Restaurateur Franco Noriega

Chef: Model-Turned-Restaurateur Franco Noriega

By Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Chef is the start of a new series showcasing the masterminds behind New York City's famed restaurants. This week welcome Franco Noriega, model-turned chef.

The Fine Art of Drunk Dining

The Fine Art of Drunk Dining

By Scott Hogan, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features, Top Stories

The inevitable search for food after a long night out can be a struggle. We have the best places guaranteed to open late and satisfy your hunger.

Turnstile Stops Disproportionately Affect Minorities

Turnstile Stops Disproportionately Affect Minorities

By Bix Willis Komita Moussa, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion

The NYPD believes that arresting turnstile jumpers allows for the capture of greater criminals, however, the District Attorney's decision to reduce the consequences of turnstile jumping aids low-income and minority residents, for whom the consequences of jail time and an arrest record can be catastrophic.

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