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NYU Must Cut Ties With Aramark

NYU Must Cut Ties With Aramark

By WSN Editorial Board

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU's food service provider, Aramark, served a racially insensitive Black History Month meal on Wednesday, and that's just the most recent of the company's violations. NYU needs to end it's contract with Aramark now.

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More Resources Needed for Roommate Relations

More Resources Needed for Roommate Relations

By WSN Editorial Board

February 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU's Office of Residential Life and Housing Services must establish programs to teach its residents how to deal with a distressed roommate.

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Don’t Discredit This Opinion

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

We as humans rely on our ability to interpret, perceive and infer in our everyday lives. So why are opinions –– an extension of this interpretation –– seen as unnecessary?

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Snapchat Values Ad Revenue Over User Experiences

Snapchat Values Ad Revenue Over User Experiences

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Technology

Do not be fooled, the Snapchat update was not created in order to get you to have a more personal experience on social media. Snapchat's new update was created so that the app could rake in more ad revenue.

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Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Liberal Studies should not be made its own school independent from the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is not fully developed and needs to attract more students before it is granted independence.

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Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

By WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

NYU needs to be proactive by investigating potential professors in order to ensure that our campus is not open to sexual assailants and harassers.

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Short-Term Consequences and a Lack of Transparency Won’t Change Toxic Frat Culture

Short-Term Consequences and a Lack of Transparency Won’t Change Toxic Frat Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Cornell's minimal punishment for ZBT "pig roast" and NYU's lack of transparency prove greater measures must be taken to combat fraternity and sorority misconduct.

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Level Up the Bookstore, NYU

Level Up the Bookstore, NYU

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Bookstore is impractical and should be redesigned for greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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Tinder Is Killing Modern Romance

Tinder Is Killing Modern Romance

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Tinder is ruining Valentine's Day by reducing relationships to physicality and cyber interactions.

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Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU took a necessary step in establishing protocols with NYU Abu Dhabi to deal with visa applications, appeal processes, communications and the university’s annual global mobility report. However, President Andrew Hamilton must address the alleged religious discrimination and lack of academic freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

By Yale Buchwald, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The line outside of the Cantor Film Center is outrageous and needs to be stopped before students freeze or pedestrians are injured.

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Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

By Monica Barrett, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Mental health issues are not trends that NYU students can use to develop their personal images. Having a mental illness is not quirky or romantic or edgy. Mental illnesses are real and we should think about them seriously.

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