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In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News

Jonathan Capehart, April Ryan and Michael Steele sat down with WSN to talk politics, race and the media before their Skirball Talk.

NCAA Championship Teams Visit the White House

NCAA Championship Teams Visit the White House

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

NCAA Championship winning teams and individuals deny an invitation to the White House for a visit with President Trump.

U.S. State Dept. Invites Gallatin Student to India for Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. State Dept. Invites Gallatin Student to India for Entrepreneurship Summit

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A Gallatin junior was invited as one of 100 delegates to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit where Ivanka Trump is headlining.

Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

Bush, Trump and America’s Short Attention Span

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The press and the American people must remember that Trump is not an outlier — he and Bush both come from a party with a long, shameful tradition of espousing thinly-veiled racism in return for electoral clout and plausible deniability.

Is Russia Behind Calexit?

Is Russia Behind Calexit?

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But is #Calexit a legitimate movement by liberal activists or, as new evidence suggests, an intervention by the Russian government to destabilize the U.S political infrastructure?

The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

The Economic Plan No One Is Talking About

By Alison Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though unlikely to gain real traction, the Democrats' proposed child allowance — a monthly check for low income parents to cover costs of childcare — brings forth an important conversation on some fundamental inequality that still plagues these United States.

Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

Why Trump’s Ice Rink?

By Jan Alex, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although the admittedly beautiful location of Wollman Rink has been the traditional venue for the Flurry event for the past 10 years, it’s surprising to me that the IRHC continued to use a Trump venue this year.

Immigration Is a Local Issue Too

Immigration Is a Local Issue Too

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If Democratic candidates want to see immigrants consistently turn up at elections, they need to dedicate themselves to stronger stances on immigration against the toxic threats that the Republicans in office have forced upon millions in this country.

Pro Teams No Longer Staying at Trump Hotels

Pro Teams No Longer Staying at Trump Hotels

By Brianna Davis, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Professional sports teams are no longer staying at Trump hotels.

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

Opinion Pieces are for Opinions, Not Fabrications

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In these dangerous political times, news sources must be held accountable in making sure that opinions stay just that, without attempting to invoke twisted falsehoods to a vulnerable general public.

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

SNL Structure Needs Update

SNL Structure Needs Update

By Allison De La Bastida, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But one sketch, of one impersonation, from a non-cast member cannot be the sole reason of SNL. If it wants to keep on more than surviving on TV it’s due for some structural change, and fast before Baldwin gives up the Trump gig.

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