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Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

Cynthia Nixon Embodies Worrying Trend

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

With more and more celebrities considering running for political office, it is time to reexamine our standards for elected officials.

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The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eating healthy in college can be a challenge, but with the right planning and motivation, anyone can do it.

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Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Weekend on the Square is an ideal time for student activists to protest. Protesting while there are prospective students and families on campus pressures the NYU administration to acknowledge the protesters' demands.

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Staff Rants: Food, Class and our Gluttonous Opinion Editor

Staff Rants: Food, Class and our Gluttonous Opinion Editor

By WSN Staff

April 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

This week on staff rants, our opinion editor Tyler had to incentivize her staff with candy. While some debated her methods, the result was an increase in staff rants for all of you to enjoy.

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The Monetization of Wellness

The Monetization of Wellness

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Wealth should not be health. Healthy choices should be accessible to everyone, regardless of economic class.

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Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Sports

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has become a gay icon due to his outgoing personality, and I can't help but feel like he is being celebrated because he embodies the ideal way to be gay.

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Why I Marched for Science

Why I Marched for Science

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

As a humanities student, I tend to shy away from science. However, I marched with others on Saturday because I recognize the need for science in policymaking.

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Racial Purgatory: Between Black and White

Racial Purgatory: Between Black and White

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Race

There is standard of Black and White within society; however, between these two colors exists many others who don't fit the two color mold.

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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.

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First-Years: Internships Don’t Matter

First-Years: Internships Don’t Matter

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many first year students believe they should get an internship as soon as possible, but in reality it's better to wait.

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Slack Chat: How can student activists better leverage NYU?

Slack Chat: How can student activists better leverage NYU?

By Tyler Crews, Natasha Roy, and Victor Porcelli

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Three WSN Editors debate NYU's response to the recent NYU SLAM and NYU Divest Kimmel Occupation.

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NYU Needs to Take Back the Tap

NYU Needs to Take Back the Tap

By Josi Riederer von Paar, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Environment, Opinion, University Life

NYU needs to take back the tap by banning all sales of plastic water bottles on campus.

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