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How You Can Vote in the Sept. 13 Primary Election

How You Can Vote in the Sept. 13 Primary Election

By Alex Domb, News Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, University News

Here's how and where to vote in the primary elections.

Our Absentee Voting System Is the Worst

Our Absentee Voting System Is the Worst

By Andrew Heying, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Absentee Voting is overly complicated to the point where some college students’ votes are never even counted.

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

Restrictive Voting Laws Extend Past the South

By WSN Editorial Board

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Until New York reforms its own voting process, state officials have no legitimate argument to make against conservative state legislatures taking advantage of the Supreme Court ruling.

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton is not Donald Trump with a few different policies and a better makeup artist. She is an intelligent, hardworking woman who has already accomplished an astonishing amount for this country, and who will continue to do so if elected president.

Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

By Zoe Hall, Copy Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This election season, for many, is a bit of a downer. But instead of concerning ourselves so much with the most celebrated — and depressing — race, we should divert our attention towards those running in races that aren’t as flashy: judges.

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

By Maria Puertas, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

WSN provides a student voter's handbook with important tips, tricks and deadlines for successfully voting this coming November.

Council Elections Deserve Student Attention

Council Elections Deserve Student Attention

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

An uninformed student body is not fit to foster a culture of activism and enact change.

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With a primary that excludes Independents and a registration system that discriminates against them, New York State primary voting combines the worst of all worlds.

Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

By Moshe Wander

March 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The best way to enfranchise young voters is to connect the issues that young people care about to the importance of voting, researching the candidates and knowing how to vote. There is no easy formula for getting this done, but a student organization here at NYU is giving it a try.

NYU should promote higher voter turnout

NYU should promote higher voter turnout

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Universities can and should play an active role in encouraging students to get to the polls.