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Muslim Students and Allies Rally After Trump Travel Ban Upheld

Muslim Students and Allies Rally After Trump Travel Ban Upheld

Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Sixteen NYU groups jointly held an emergency rally against the Supreme Court's upholding of Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban."

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Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

Miranda Levingston and Sakshi Venkatraman

November 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

About 100 graduate and PhD students occupied Union Square Park on Monday to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

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NYU Students Walk Out to Clean the Dream Act

NYU Students Walk Out to Clean the Dream Act

Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

On Thursday afternoon, approximately 60 students walked out of class to protest Donald Trump's repeal of DACA, and to support a new "Clean" Dream Act to protect undocumented child immigrants.

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Pro Teams No Longer Staying at Trump Hotels

Pro Teams No Longer Staying at Trump Hotels

Brianna Davis, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Professional sports teams are no longer staying at Trump hotels.

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NYU Should Stop Neglecting Rights of our Unsung Heroes

NYU Should Stop Neglecting Rights of our Unsung Heroes

WSN Editorial Board

October 26, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Even if disagreements are present, NYU should at least open its doors to conversations and respond in a timely manner, rather than failing to comply with the union’s demands.

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White Supremacist Event in Kimmel Confirmed

White Supremacist Event in Kimmel Confirmed

Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

A white supremacist event in Kimmel sparked an anti-Nazi rally and policy change at NYU.

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A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

From Meryl Streep fiery Golden Globes speech to Marlon Brando's 1973 Oscars boycott, WSN explores the lively, and mostly recent, history of celebrity political demonstrations made on television.

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Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

Brandon Weaver, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

As a further effort to paint the NFL players as anti-American, opposers are interpreting the protest as an attack to the military. The protest, however, is not about the military. It never has been.

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Trump Fights With Pros

Trump Fights With Pros

Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Trump's comments on NFL national anthem protests further demonstrate his political immaturity.

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An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

Riley Blake, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Knowing you have the right to protest and knowing specifically what those rights mean are two different things. Check out our simple guide to what protests are and aren't legally protected under the U.S. Constitution.

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How Theater Talks

How Theater Talks

Blair Best, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Theater

Whether audiences realize it or not, they are making theater political the very moment they enter the building.

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Protests on Kimmel Stairs for No Reason, ‘We’re Just Angry’

Protests on Kimmel Stairs for No Reason, ‘We’re Just Angry’

Emily Fagel, Copy Chief

March 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Students began protesting for no reason in Kimmel today: lines too long in the dining hall, immigration bans and everything else in between.

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