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Bias Response Line Unresponsive

Bias Response Line Unresponsive

By WSN Editorial Board

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Bias Response Line should be more transparent about its reports and reaffirm its commitment to inclusivity.

Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Women should not have to justify feminism as positive for both genders for it to be a valid movement or for their argument to be validated. Feminism is valid in itself.

NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

After NYUSJP received a threatening email in January, both the university and NYPD are working to keep students safe.

NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

By WSN Editorial Board

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

By promoting an official and one-on-one system of reporting discrimination, NYU administrators are offering an outlet for students’ complaints without prejudgment.

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

By Debra Lamorte

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The fact is, not all situations are analogous, the CUNY situation cited in the editorial is not analogous to NYU.

Thermal wear for winter workouts

By Leigh Anderson, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

For those who dread the indoor treadmill, stay warm with workout gear designed for winter runs around the city.

Scientific Society: Obesity should be classified as disease

Scientific Society: Obesity should be classified as disease

March 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease last summer. The decision was in opposition to a study of the issue by the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Health. Due to flaws with the Body Mass Indexing system used to characterize people as obese, the council recommended against designating obesity a disease. They voiced concerns about those with metabolic problems who...

Media coverage of D.C. shooting distracts from policy reform

Media coverage of D.C. shooting distracts from policy reform

September 17, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Yesterday’s horrific events at the Washington Navy Yard join a long list of mass shootings that have occurred in the past few years. In the nine months since the Sandy Hook shooting, more than 24,000 people have died from gun-related incidents. There is a double standard in the reporting of gun violence. Journalists are hesitant to discuss reforms. The words “gun control” are rarely mentioned for fear of appearing insensitive by introducing an early political analysis of a tragedy, but ...

Boston bombings leave cities, universities shaken

Boston bombings leave cities, universities shaken

April 16, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  Universities in major U.S. cities joined authorities in a state of high alert after an explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon injured over 140 and killed 3 people yesterday afternoon. A bomb exploded near the Boylston Street finish line at approximately 2:50 p.m. yester...