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The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the past month, two acts of passionate, egalitarian democracy have made second or third-page headlines worldwide but largely failed to garner international attention

Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Chauvinist male politicians fail to consider the impact their pro-life stances have on society until they suddenly fall victim of the very same struggle.

Is Sexism Rooted Deeper Than We Might Suspect?

Is Sexism Rooted Deeper Than We Might Suspect?

By Lara Dreux, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Whether we wish to acknowledge it or not, sexism has been a part of our history for centuries and attempting to move forwards through the shunning of all mankind’s past discriminatory approach is no way to do it.

My Lack of A Cover Fee Does Not Compensate for Gender Inequality

My Lack of A Cover Fee Does Not Compensate for Gender Inequality

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is okay that girls do not have to pay to get in at parties and clubs because it makes up for the gender inequality we face in our day-to-day lives. Frankly, this line of thought is ludicrous.

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

By WSN Editorial Board

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is an admirable effort that de Blasio wants to help SLAM and get representatives in the board, but ultimately his help will do little for the cause

In Support of Michelle Jones

In Support of Michelle Jones

By WSN Editorial Board

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While the presence of someone who was convicted of such a gruesome crime may make some students feel uneasy, Jones served her time and undoubtedly deserves to be at NYU.

Immigration from a Human Perspective

Immigration from a Human Perspective

By Martine Duffy, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People do not immigrate illegally for fun. It is dangerous, it is terrifying, it is traumatically disruptive to a person’s life.

American Media Fails to Contextualize Climate-Intensified Disasters

American Media Fails to Contextualize Climate-Intensified Disasters

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Most American news outlets, no matter their political leanings, seem currently to emulate our President’s erratic, unfocused, 140-characters-or-less style.

The Merits and Shortcomings of Higher Education Rankings

The Merits and Shortcomings of Higher Education Rankings

By Alex Domb, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU jumped from a tie for 36th national research university last year to a tie for 30th this year

Neighborhood Association Threatens Village’s Artistic Integrity

Neighborhood Association Threatens Village’s Artistic Integrity

By Thoe Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Consequently, the Village is an extremely desirable place to live, with soaring rent forcing out many of the free-thinkers that made the area so remarkable in the first place.

Having Opinions First Step To Change

Having Opinions First Step To Change

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Staying informed and opinionated on the issues that directly affect the university is something worth investing the time into.

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.

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