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A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Feminism has evolved from many different shapes and forms. Here's a quick rundown on the four waves of feminism.

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The system of ethics that Tisch teaches its students will stay with them throughout their careers. The school should take this opportunity to speak out and set the standard that to remain silent is to be complicit and to be complicit is unacceptable.

No Justice in Weinstein Case

No Justice in Weinstein Case

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With multiple sexual assault allegations surfacing against producer Harvey Weinstein, it’s hard to tell whether any of these women will get the justice they rightfully deserve. Just take Bill Cosby's trial as an example.

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Flawed characters make for good writing. Perfectly moral characters are the most unrealistic of all, and boring to boot. But encouraging — or at the most passive level, allowing sexist or otherwise bigoted characters to be written uncritically — is to say that those characters are uncritically relatable.

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

By WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a troubling shift in policy, that will make the rights of the accused and the accusers supposedly more balanced. However, her speech gave no specific details or guidance, raising many concerns.

Students Not Alerted on All Instances of Sexual Assault

Students Not Alerted on All Instances of Sexual Assault

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The number of alerts NYU students receive about sexual assaults that occur on or near campus in no way reflects the number of sexual assaults that actually occur. However, some students believe this is for the best.

NYU Needs to Alert Students of Sexual Assault

NYU Needs to Alert Students of Sexual Assault

By WSN Editorial Board

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Just as students at other major universities have put pressure on their administrations to be more open about sexual assault, we need to demand clarity from our university on the reality of sexual assault on campus.

Fall 2016 Crime Recap

Fall 2016 Crime Recap

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

An analysis of all the crimes reported to NYU Public Safety during Fall 2016.

Crime Log: Oct. 6-18

Crime Log: Oct. 6-18

By Sayer Devlin, Jemima McEvoy, and Natasha Roy

October 24, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News, Uncategorized

Campus crimes from the past 2 weeks.

Crime Log: Oct. 1-5

Crime Log: Oct. 1-5

By Abraham Gross, Deputy News Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

A weekly round-up of campus crime.

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

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