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Sexism is Everywhere — Even in Twitter Bios

Sexism is Everywhere — Even in Twitter Bios

By Helena Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Women in politics clearly feel or have been taught to feel that they need to be relatable and because they are women, that means being moms or wives first and so-called huggers-in-chief.

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Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

Why Can I Only Express My Sexuality During Halloween?

By Shraddha Bhavesh Jajal, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Why is it okay for women to express their sexuality through their clothing during Halloween, but not during the other 364 days of the year?

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Commentary: Female NFL Announcer Faces Scrutiny

Commentary: Female NFL Announcer Faces Scrutiny

By Brianna Davis, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Beth Mowins faces sexist remarks as the first woman to announce NFL Monday Night Football.

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Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

Sponsors Drop Newton for Sexism

By Nalani Ogawa, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

NFL player Cam Newton makes sexist remark to female reporter.

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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.

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Is Sexism Rooted Deeper Than We Might Suspect?

Is Sexism Rooted Deeper Than We Might Suspect?

By Lara Dreux, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Whether we wish to acknowledge it or not, sexism has been a part of our history for centuries and attempting to move forwards through the shunning of all mankind’s past discriminatory approach is no way to do it.

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Sports Illustrated Is Antiquated

Sports Illustrated Is Antiquated

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition perpetuates distorted ideas of female strength beauty.

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Feminism on a College Campus

Feminism on a College Campus

By Lara Dreux, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Feminism should benefit both men and women, as it aims to promote equality among genders.

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Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Newly enrolled students in the Tandon School of Engineering exchanged a series of racist, sexist, ableist, sexually explicit and homophobic jokes over a chat and voice app named Discord.

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United Airlines Dress Code Targets Women

United Airlines Dress Code Targets Women

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

United Airline’s barring of two young girls from boarding their flight because of their apparel highlights a disturbing trend of using dress codes to target women and make them overly aware of their appearance.

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NYU Students Should Boycott Uber

NYU Students Should Boycott Uber

By WSN Editorial Board

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students should boycott Uber to condemn sexual harassment in the company's workplace and to encourage the increase of gender diversity within Silicon Valley companies.

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100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Asian Pacific American Institute has created an online form where people can report hate crimes that occur within the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency.

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