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Katy Kissed a Boy, He Didn’t Like It

Katy Kissed a Boy, He Didn’t Like It

By Bethany Sattur, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Katy Perry's nonconsensual kiss with 19-year-old Benjamin glaze shows that male victims of sexual harassment are too often dismissed.

Patriarchy in NYPD to Blame for Sexual Harassment

Patriarchy in NYPD to Blame for Sexual Harassment

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYPD must address the disparity of power between male and female officers on the force and end the cycle of abuse by male officers.

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Hundreds of women went on strike in Washington Square Park on International Women's Day this Thursday to rally for a variety of causes, including sanctuary for immigrants and more rights for labor unions.

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.

The Art of Fake Apologies in Sexual Harassment Cases

The Art of Fake Apologies in Sexual Harassment Cases

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After a string of apologies from famous media and Hollywood personalities who were caught for sexual harassment, we have to remember that sorry is not enough.

Words Are Not Going to End Sexual Assault

Words Are Not Going to End Sexual Assault

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Is anyone actually doing anything about the all the sexual misconduct that is occurring?

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.

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.

Mothers Cannot Protect Perpetrators

Mothers Cannot Protect Perpetrators

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 22, The New York Times published a story titled, “I Was Willing to Do Everything’: Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault.” The article presents a different perspective on sexual assault cases: the perspective of the mothers of the accused.

Assault Problem Bigger Than Weinstein

Assault Problem Bigger Than Weinstein

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Is Condé Nast rising against sexual assault in the fashion industry and in favor of victims by banning Terry Richardson's work from its magazines, or caring for their own reputation?

No Justice in Weinstein Case

No Justice in Weinstein Case

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With multiple sexual assault allegations surfacing against producer Harvey Weinstein, it’s hard to tell whether any of these women will get the justice they rightfully deserve. Just take Bill Cosby's trial as an example.

Bumble Won’t Change Dating Norms

Bumble Won’t Change Dating Norms

By Adryan Barlia, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite Bumble's innovative design, it still seems hard to believe that it will cause any real change in the norms of the dating game, especially with online harassment.

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