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‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Director Deborah S. Esquenazi's newest documentary "Southwest of Salem" follows the metaphorical witch hunt of the San Antonio Four, the four women who were wrongfully convicted of gang rape back in Texas in 2014.

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Honor codes like BYU’s are simply artifacts of an older generation who are content to have children seen and not heard.

An In-Depth Look at Campus Crime This Semester

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN compiled the data for all campus crimes throughout the 2016 spring semester to determine what offenses are most common at NYU.

Denim Brings Attention to Sexual Assault on Campuses

Denim Brings Attention to Sexual Assault on Campuses

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU held it's first Denim Day, featuring guest panelist Josh Hutcherson, as a symbol of protest against destructive attitudes about sexual assault.

Crime Log: March 5-20

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News, University News

A weekly round-up of campus crime between March 5 and March 20.

New York Must Lead Reform on Sexual Assault Laws

New York Must Lead Reform on Sexual Assault Laws

By WSN Editorial Board

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

New York State should be leading the nation in establishing rights for sexual assault victims, not lagging behind the rest of the country.

[VIDEO] Consent law wording confuses

[VIDEO] Consent law wording confuses

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYC has a new confirmative assent law, but do NYU students know what that means?

Greek life groups talk sex

Greek life groups talk sex

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Greek life groups joined forces to encourage more discussion around sex and hook-up culture on college campuses.

Flubbed story shows need for campus reform

Flubbed story shows need for campus reform

By WSN Editorial Board

April 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Rolling Stone deserves to be sued for its damaging journalistic incompetence in the discredited UVA rape article.

Rape through the lens of a survivor

Rape through the lens of a survivor

By Felipe De La Hoz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault, PTSD

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

[Trigger Warning] NYU needs a zero-tolerance policy towards rapists — they should be expelled.

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

By WSN Editorial Board

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Allegations against Bill Cosby are resurfacing a decade after they first appeared. The current social climate dismisses the voices of victims.

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