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NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.

The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

The New Tech that Could Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

By Faith Marnecheck, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Callisto is an app aiming to decrease sexual assault in college campuses.

Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

By Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Survivors Magazine gives survivors of sexual violence a space to heal.

Don’t Reward Sexual Violence

Don’t Reward Sexual Violence

By Ali Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Everyone who commits sexual violence should be punished for their actions.

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

By WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

NYU needs to be proactive by investigating potential professors in order to ensure that our campus is not open to sexual assailants and harassers.

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The DJ who sexually assaulted Taylor Swift was finally hired by a new radio station. Now he has the ability to make his female coworkers, fellow employees and guest stars feel uncomfortable and violated, just as he did with Swift.

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

By Sarah Lifson, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All students at NYU must come together to start a positive dialogue on consent and sexual assault.

Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The situation surrounding Aziz Ansari provides the perfect opportunity for us to clearly define sexual assault and consent. When someone does not say no, it doesn't mean yes.

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

By Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Matt Lauer’s public apology seems to be one to avoid scrutiny, rather than a genuine apology out of remorse.

Hollywood Unveiled Is a Good Thing

Hollywood Unveiled Is a Good Thing

By Thomas Price, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The film industry is not the only one that has skeletons in their closet.

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While NYU is notorious for its so-called wokeness, or general awareness surrounding social issues, we are not immune to the man box.

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The system of ethics that Tisch teaches its students will stay with them throughout their careers. The school should take this opportunity to speak out and set the standard that to remain silent is to be complicit and to be complicit is unacceptable.

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