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Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Venezuela: The Media’s Victim

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While the media distracts itself and the American public with trivial stories about Trump’s tweets, it does so at the expense of the desperate and dying Venezuelan people.

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Record High School Graduation Rate Is Not Meaningful

Record High School Graduation Rate Is Not Meaningful

WSN Editorial Board

October 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The number of high schoolers graduating on time is not an accurate measurement of the success of the nation’s education system, or its future workforce.

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Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Investigating the enigmatic Colin Kaepernick and the greater statement made by taking a knee.

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Capitalism Won’t Solve Cuban Inequality

Capitalism Won’t Solve Cuban Inequality

Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

With no chance of mobility and a pittance from the central government, the poverty-stricken population of Cuba cannot hope to escape the cycle of poverty.

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Unreasonable GOP Stubbornness Helps No One

Unreasonable GOP Stubbornness Helps No One

WSN Editorial Board

February 25, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Ultimately, the GOP’s current game plan will not do anyone any favors. Until they reassess their goals as a party and move towards a platform that is realistic, the Republicans in Congress and elsewhere will find themselves at a dead end.

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Tampon Taxes Bleed Women Dry

Tampon Taxes Bleed Women Dry

Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under OPINION

In all but a few states, feminine hygiene products like tampons and pads are subject to sales tax, while other necessary items related to health are not. But feminine products are mandatory for most women who want to maintain good health and hygiene, and therefore must be made more affordable.

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Obama’s Mosque Visit Too Little, Too Late

Obama’s Mosque Visit Too Little, Too Late

WSN Editorial Board

February 4, 2016


Filed under OPINION

If any president is going to make meaningful progress for social justice in the United States, they must insist on that progress wholeheartedly, whether politically expedient or not.

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Gitmo has got to go

Gitmo has got to go

Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The closure of Guantanamo would serve as a message to the world that the United States does not compromise its values in the face of fear, but stands on a firm ground of law and morality.

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TPP is a bad deal for the US and the environment

TPP is a bad deal for the US and the environment

Max Schachere, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The Trans-Pacific Partnership could spell disaster for the environment and the U.S. manufacturing sector.

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Gun deaths must be politicized if change is to occur

Gun deaths must be politicized if change is to occur

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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NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

Farhin Lilywala, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

A Q&A with NYU professor Martin Blaser, who will serve as the chair of a presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance.

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A progressive papacy in a conservative institution

A progressive papacy in a conservative institution

WSN Editorial Board

September 23, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Pope Francis's progressiveness has to be seen through the lens of the conservatism of the Roman Catholic Church.

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