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Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under City News, News

Tenants of 85 Bowery demonstrate outside the Department of Buildings to protest their eviction from an apartment complex in Chinatown.

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New York City colleges should follow Cooper Union's example and work to reduce the cost of tuition or make college free.

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

March 26, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

WSN staff members attended the New York and Washington, D.C. marches to speak with demonstrators and document the events' highlights.

Exposure | Signs of Change

Exposure | Signs of Change

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

After attending The March for Our Lives on Saturday, it is apparent that the movement is inclusive of the intersectional aspects of gun violence.

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under City News, News

The selective East Village university faced heavy pushback and a decrease in applications after it first instated tuition costs in 2014.

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Hundreds of women went on strike in Washington Square Park on International Women's Day this Thursday to rally for a variety of causes, including sanctuary for immigrants and more rights for labor unions.

GSOC Protests for Paid Family Leave in Bobst

GSOC Protests for Paid Family Leave in Bobst

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) protested in Bobst on Thursday, calling for paid family leave for university employees.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Peaceful protests have the power to enact policy change. The Stoneman Douglas High School students are the face of gun reform in the U.S.

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Student walkouts will not stop mass shootings.

#TimesUp and Gender Equality

#TimesUp and Gender Equality

By Ria Mittal, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

The Time's Up campaign was not as strong in the Grammys as it was at the Golden Globes. What will happen in this fight for gender equality?

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

By Caroline Weinstein, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Among the thousands who marched in the Women's March were NYU students screaming slogans of empowerment and hope.

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