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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.

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.

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 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.

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

By WSN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The beauty of protest signs lasts long after the day they're held in defiance — the best ones live on in memory as succinct slogans of resistance.

Politics Belong In Sports

Politics Belong In Sports

By Sierra Jackson, Co-Managing Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sports are growing incredibly political, and the intersection between many major sports league and hot button issues is coming to to the forefront.

Despite Election Results, Hate Still Has No Place At NYU

Despite Election Results, Hate Still Has No Place At NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

November 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Every school needs to set a clear precedent: following in the hateful footsteps of our new president-elect is both unacceptable and inexcusable. This is not merely a matter of differing political opinion. This is about the safety and security of our students.

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning, ending the most ridiculous presidential race in recent history with the outcome that no one saw coming — except for maybe Trump himself. After a tumultuous election cycle which saw tensions between the ...

Business Brevity Is a Privilege

Business Brevity Is a Privilege

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A video about empty email inboxes was produced for comedy, but turns a blind eye to the inescapable double standard in the workplace.

Fashion Fails Women in Leadership

Fashion Fails Women in Leadership

By Vrinda Anand, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Although the fashion industry is stereotypically a woman's world, men continue to dominate leadership positions.

Matt Lauer Perpetuates Sexist Double Standard

Matt Lauer Perpetuates Sexist Double Standard

By Blake Waranch, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Matt Lauer's performance shows that future debate moderators desperately need to hold both candidates to the same standard on stage.

Slurs Betray Bernie’s Progressive Message

Slurs Betray Bernie’s Progressive Message

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“Corporate Democratic whore” means something. It implies greed and immorality, but more than anything else, it is tied to gender, to women, in politics and the corporate world.

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