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NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

The Arts Issue: Political Art

The Arts Issue: Political Art

By Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Politics and art are connected in inextricable ways — the nuances of each are explored in this issue.

NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NYU College Democrats Host NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

NYU College Democrats hosted an event at which guest speaker New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the importance of civil engagement.

‘Bulworth’ Relevant 20 Years Later

‘Bulworth’ Relevant 20 Years Later

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Bulworth" might have been released in 1998, but its political satire seems eerily familiar in the context of today's presidential race.

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Young voters, disenchanted with the state of politics, are choosing to pass when it’s their turn and then have the audacity to wonder why they are still discontented with the political game.

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

By WSN Editorial Board

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With NYU’s hotbed of student talent, the next generation of activists are bound come up with more creative ways to enact change.

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.