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Modern Music Gets Personal

Modern Music Gets Personal

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Music has long been a way to not only express oneself, but to overcome life's struggles, whether they be political, personal, or both.

Despite Decades of False Alarm, North Korea is No Joke

Despite Decades of False Alarm, North Korea is No Joke

By Wayne Chen, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Yet, no matter how much people struggle to take Kim Jong-un and U.S. president Donald Trump seriously, the threat this time around cannot be ignored, and the slightest strategical mistake will lead to a serious catastrophe.

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

By WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a troubling shift in policy, that will make the rights of the accused and the accusers supposedly more balanced. However, her speech gave no specific details or guidance, raising many concerns.

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

By Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

By Daniella Azoulay

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The new government health guidelines failed to address one of the most prevalent source of greenhouse gas and health issues: meat.

Four years on, US drone program morally indefensible

Four years on, US drone program morally indefensible

By WSN Editorial Board

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Four years after Anwar al-Awlaki's death, the US drone program must change.

Comedy most incisive when angry

Comedy most incisive when angry

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Obama's recent speeches are contradictory in their handling of serious issues.

Inexpensive education reform still effective

Inexpensive education reform still effective

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist

February 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Policymakers should focus on small-scale, low-cost education reforms that have been proven successful.

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Contributing Columnist

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It appears Obama is repeating his predecessor's mistakes in Iraq.

Nation must know U.S. military actions

Nation must know  U.S. military actions

By WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

President Obama's must continue to explain his military decisions to the public.

Republican gamesmanship hurts struggling minimum wage workers

Republican gamesmanship hurts struggling minimum wage workers

May 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 was blocked in the Senate yesterday. The 54-42 vote came in spite of much public support for the legislation. As is too common for Congress, biting partisanship superseded the responsibility to serve the American people. Attempts at compromise...

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