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Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

By WSN Editorial Board

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Sanctuary city status should be left to individual city officials, not the state or federal government.

NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Following Hurricane Harvey, NYU administrators and students are attempting to help students and non-students that were affected.

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary on Timothy McVeigh's infamous bombing of Oklahoma City in 1995 reeks of the white supremacy that many citizens see in today's political climate.

Blue Healer: ‘Art Reflects You’

Blue Healer: ‘Art Reflects You’

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

In the wake of the release of their self-titled debut album, Blue Healer took the time to speak with WSN about who they are as a band and the way their identity affects their music.

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

‘Southwest of Salem’ Documents Prejudice in the Courtroom

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Director Deborah S. Esquenazi's newest documentary "Southwest of Salem" follows the metaphorical witch hunt of the San Antonio Four, the four women who were wrongfully convicted of gang rape back in Texas in 2014.

Wrong to Punish Texas Children for Parents’ Lack of Documentation

Wrong to Punish Texas Children for Parents’ Lack of Documentation

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When birth certificate issuers have the power to determine a family’s future, certain checks and balances must be in place to ensure that constitutional rights are being observed.

Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

By Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor

June 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Whether it be on the radio or on stage, the X Ambassadors — you may know them from their hits like "Renegades" and "Jungle" — deliver a powerful sound that translates into a captivating live show. The Ithaca rock band is currently hitting up festivals across the world, a tour which saw the gro...

Women’s Golf Continues Ascent, Men’s Team Falters

Women’s Golf Continues Ascent, Men’s Team Falters

By Michael Thompson, Sports Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

NYU golf has been busy the last several days, with action on the east coast and down south.

SXSW Day 4 Recap: Vince Staples, Acid Dad, Field Trip and more

SXSW Day 4 Recap: Vince Staples, Acid Dad, Field Trip and more

By Zach Martin, Hannah Shulman, and Alex Bazeley

March 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The WSNxSW crew had a big day four, seeing artists like Anderson .Paak and Vince Staples.

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Get Inuit and Get Some Rest

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Get Inuit and Get Some Rest

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

March 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Tuesday was a rest day for the group, recovery from Monday and in anticipation of the insane number of shows on Wednesday. However, we did have time to sit down for a chat with Get Inuit, a “dirty pop” group from Kent, England. That interview will be available later this week but for now, che...

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