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Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

By Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Kimmel Galleries are currently home to one of the biggest exhibits they've ever hosted, both in terms of sheer size and scope. "Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election” is exactly what it sounds like on a scale that will astound.

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

By WSN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The beauty of protest signs lasts long after the day they're held in defiance — the best ones live on in memory as succinct slogans of resistance.

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" gives its audience more than it bargained for with parallels to the populist sentiments that drove Brexit and the working-class frustration riddling America.

Timely ‘Swing State’ Satirizes the Alt–Right

Timely ‘Swing State’ Satirizes the Alt–Right

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

If the stress of the real 2016 presidential election is getting to you, don't worry — the new film "Swing State" will let you laugh at the exact same situation, with the safety net of knowing that it's fake.

Pop is Putting the ‘Polis’ Back in ‘Politics’

Pop is Putting the ‘Polis’ Back in ‘Politics’

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The "30 Days, 30 Songs" initiative does what politics is supposed to do: make the officials that run our country and the processes surrounding their election back into a matter of public interest.

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

April 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

A breakdown of Bernie Sanders' speech and reasons for his movement being favorable among millennials.

Candidates Doze in City That Never Sleeps

Candidates Doze in City That Never Sleeps

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, Uncategorized

A collection of all the hilarious things the presidential candidates have done while campaigning in NYC.

Bernie Campaign Takes on Brooklyn

Bernie Campaign Takes on Brooklyn

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, University News

New York's Official Bernie 2016 Campaign was launched this weekend with State Directors and campaign organizers.

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

By Farhin Lilywala, Contributing Writer

October 2, 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.

Midterm results complicate 2016 for Rand Paul

Midterm results complicate 2016 for Rand Paul

By John Paul Baratta, Staff Columnist

November 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The results of the 2014 midterms will make Rand Paul's campaign in the Republican Primaries more difficult.

Vittorio’s Razor: Record-breaking Indian election should go to Modi

Vittorio’s Razor: Record-breaking Indian election should go to Modi

April 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The biggest elections in history began on April 7 in India. Because a record 815 million voters are expected at the polls, the election process will last five weeks. The two main parties are the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian National Congress Party, and the candidates are Naren...

Republicans must realize political importance of immigration reform bill

Republicans must realize political importance of immigration reform bill

April 18, 2013


Filed under Opinion

On Thursday, the Senate’s Gang of Eight consisting of four Democrats and four Republicans unveiled its new proposal for an overhaul in U.S. immigration policy. Drawn up with intentions of appeasing both sides of the aisle in Congress, the long-awaited plan delivers in both providing a track toward...

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