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Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Not only is Trump’s reaction inappropriate and divisive, it also promotes a malleable definition of terrorism while simultaneously hindering the freedom of the Muslim community.

How to Get Kicked Out of NYU

How to Get Kicked Out of NYU

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under News

An explainer of what governs the university's response to student conduct at NYU, the disciplinary process and what happens when you don't do as you're told.

The U.S. Needs To Take A Stand Against Duterte

The U.S. Needs To Take A Stand Against Duterte

By Yasmin Gulec, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A UN member state, the Philippines have already ratified the Human Rights Declaration — they should be held to the standard they swear by.

Militant Protests Miss The Point

Militant Protests Miss The Point

By Riya Patil, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Though it’s appalling and shameful that Turner only served three months for his crime, the fact of the matter is that he did so completely in line with our justice system.

Alum’s Road From Tisch to Cannes

Alum’s Road From Tisch to Cannes

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch alum Jeremy Saulnier's new film "Green Room" stars Patrick Stewart as a Neo-Nazi.

One Incident Should Not Discredit a Movement

One Incident Should Not Discredit a Movement

By WSN Editorial Board

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Social movements, such as Black Lives Matter, need all the help they can get if they are to make real, tangible change. Unfortunately, they find themselves hampered by one or two instances of bad behavior.

A New Era in Aggressive Activism

A New Era in Aggressive Activism

By WSN Editorial Board

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protest and active resistance are powerful weapons in the arsenal of activists. The act of stirring the pot allows for a more visceral form of engagement with the society at large. However, because of the raw emotional response that this activism is meant to provoke, there can be severe consequences.

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

By Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, Over the past several weeks, there has been a marked increase in discussions about racial tension on college campuses. From Mizzou to Yale and all over the country, students of color are sending a clear message: We will not be silenced. In an attempt to open discussions about racism o...

Crime Log: Oct. 5-12

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A weekly recap of crime on the NYU campus.

NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under City News, News

The NYPD announced its plans to require its officers to document every time they use force on a civilian.

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