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Student Fights Police Brutality With NO TOLERANCE Movement

Student Fights Police Brutality With NO TOLERANCE Movement

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU students led a peaceful protest that advocated for gun control and against police brutality at Columbus Circle on Saturday.

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD has demonstrated a complete unwillingness to listen to public demand for greater accountability.

Tamir Rice Case Ends Without Justice

Tamir Rice Case Ends Without Justice

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The City of Cleveland owes the Rice family much more than a settlement.

UC Davis Cares More About PR Than Serving Student Community

UC Davis Cares More About PR Than Serving Student Community

By WSN Editorial Board

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With the Sacramento Bee report, UC Davis’s twisted priorities have finally come to light. The university has made it abundantly clear that it values its public image more than its students’ safety and its own accountability.

Qualified Immunity Must Go

Qualified Immunity Must Go

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Qualified immunity is a dangerous and unfair loophole in our police code, and if we respect ourselves and our sovereignty at all, we must remove it.

Remembering Trayvon with Action and Activism

Remembering Trayvon with Action and Activism

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Our contemporary brand of racism is dolled-up in coded pleasantries, but its bare bones are the same. As we remember Martin’s death, it is crucial that we reaffirm our dedication to reform our public policy.

Accountability for Cops Should See No Color

Accountability for Cops Should See No Color

By WSN Editorial Board

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The problem at hand in the Akai Gurley case is greater than any one racial group. It extends deep into the way that NYPD officers are trained and disciplined.

Women of color ‘Straight Outta Compton’ film

By Aliya Ikhumen, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Straight Outta Compton" is an important film about police brutality and racism, but fails to recognize women of color.

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

By WSN Editorial Board

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD's reforms on the use of force are a step in the right direction.

Gun deaths must be politicized if change is to occur

Gun deaths must be politicized if change is to occur

By Laura Adkins, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Our country must not sit back and do nothing in the face of the tragedy of school shootings if we want to put an end to them

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