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A Woman’s Place Is at the Top

A Woman’s Place Is at the Top

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

A Gallatin alum and the Gallatin Business Club teamed up for the Women’s Professional Leadership Panel, which showcased six women succeeding up in the ranks of their respective fields.

In Support of Michelle Jones

In Support of Michelle Jones

By WSN Editorial Board

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While the presence of someone who was convicted of such a gruesome crime may make some students feel uneasy, Jones served her time and undoubtedly deserves to be at NYU.

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

An article recently published by the New York Times found that many high school seniors identify with traditional gender roles, which could be detrimental to feminism and female empowerment. The only way to combat this mentality is to educate youth on gender and sexuality.

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

By Elisabeth Turner, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Times and NYU’s student body have both fallen into the easy trap of calling Trump out without being able to handle the response from his side.

Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

By Katrina Wilson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU should be able to weather the oncoming law school debt storm.

Media coverage of airstrike fails, outlets quietly rewrite articles

Media coverage of airstrike fails, outlets quietly rewrite articles

By Tommy Collison, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The New York Times should stop rewriting their stories and should also stop leaning on official sources for their stories.

Students must come before expansion

Students must come before expansion

By Tommy Collison, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU is failing its lowest income students and should pause its expansion in favor of its students.

Obama must act on immigration reform

Obama must act on immigration reform

April 8, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to passing immigration reform that would finally provide protection and a path to citizenship for the estimated 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. According to reports by The New York Times,...

Christina’s Corner: Men must join fight against sexual assault

Christina’s Corner: Men must join fight against sexual assault

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 9, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Feb. 7, The New York Times published an extensive feature about bystander intervention, an innovative tactic to curb sexual violence on college campuses. The theory behind the effort is relatively straightforward — a third party intercedes if a man aggressively pursues an intoxicated woman. The...

Media coverage of D.C. shooting distracts from policy reform

Media coverage of D.C. shooting distracts from policy reform

September 17, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Yesterday’s horrific events at the Washington Navy Yard join a long list of mass shootings that have occurred in the past few years. In the nine months since the Sandy Hook shooting, more than 24,000 people have died from gun-related incidents. There is a double standard in the reporting of gun violence. Journalists are hesitant to discuss reforms. The words “gun control” are rarely mentioned for fear of appearing insensitive by introducing an early political analysis of a tragedy, but ...