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Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

Sexual Harassment Isn’t Just Political

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Title IX is not about politics, but about a human being's right to be protected and seek justice. No administration should be able to take that away.

Rascasuelos Take Tradition to a New Level

Rascasuelos Take Tradition to a New Level

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Argentinian tango greats Rascasuelos toe the line between tradition and reinvention with their vivacious performance. In their interview with WSN, members go in-depth about what it means to be heralded as both the new faces of tango and the new Argentinians performing at Carnegie Hall.

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Can Fast Fashion Really Green the Industry?

Can Fast Fashion Really Green the Industry?

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

H&M, leading fast fashion retailer, makes efforts to improve sustainability with World Recycle Week initiative.

New York Bail Policies Stifle Justice

New York Bail Policies Stifle Justice

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

There is one process housed in the criminal justice system which quietly delivers especially egregious and far-reaching decisions: the bail system.

Only Reform Can Improve Public Perception of Police Unions

Only Reform Can Improve Public Perception of Police Unions

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Public safety and the fair administration of justice are threatened when police unions are allowed to offer officers more protection than the victims of their misdeeds.

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

By WSN Editorial Board

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD's reforms on the use of force are a step in the right direction.

Panel examines sex crimes laws, registry

Panel examines sex crimes laws, registry

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015


Filed under News

A panel of experts discussed how sex offender registration laws impact the lives of those registered and what possible reform looks like.

Inexpensive education reform still effective

Inexpensive education reform still effective

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist

February 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Policymakers should focus on small-scale, low-cost education reforms that have been proven successful.

U.S. organ donation policy requires reform

U.S. organ donation policy requires reform

By Zarif Adnan, Contributing Columnist

September 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The US must change its organ donor policy from opt-in to opt-out.

Bratton right choice for improving NYPD’s image

Bratton right choice for improving NYPD’s image

April 29, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The New York City Police Department debuted the hashtag #myNYPD on Twitter last week as the start of a public relations campaign meant to develop a sense of community and confidence in the city’s law enforcement. Almost immediately, thousands of Twitter users took the opportunity to post pictures of...

College Democrats, Republicans square off in debate

College Democrats, Republicans square off in debate

March 28, 2014


Filed under News

At the second semi-annual debate between the NYU College Democrats and the NYU College Republicans on March 27, club members argued about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed tax increases on the wealthy to fund prekindergarten education and national gun control. As part of the first debate about New York Cit...

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