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Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

Your Hometown Needs Your Vote

By Ali Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

Make your vote count and register to vote in your home state before the upcoming midterm elections in November.

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

The March For Our Lives that occurred on Saturday March 24 brought almost 200,000 people together in New York City, and hundreds of thousands more around the country and the world. I attended because I wanted to be a part of history, but mostly because I wanted to express my frustration about the fact that I don’t understand why there is even still a debate around stricter gun control. Why are there still constant mass shootings? Shouldn’t this have been resolved already? So many lives have been lost, but how is it that the adults in Congress can’t agree to value lives more than guns?

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics

Activism inevitably occurs at the Supreme Court, but we must hold the judicial system accountable.

International Students Deserve to Vote

International Students Deserve to Vote

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

For a country that prides itself on being a melting pot of opportunities it would only seem natural for international students, the leaders of the future general, to be allowed a say about those that will be making decisions about the places they chose to live in.

America Needs a National Ballot

America Needs a National Ballot

By WSN Editorial Board

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When ballots are systematically organized, lingering concerns about election fraud can be more easily dispelled.

Presidential Election Overshadows Local Ones

Presidential Election Overshadows Local Ones

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU students talk about whether or not they are interested in local elections in light of the Presidential election.

Students Talk Voting Importance in Light of NY Deadline

Students Talk Voting Importance in Light of NY Deadline

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, University News

NYU students still think it's important to vote in New York, even if it's a blue state.

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.

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee voted in support of a referendum calling for NYU to withdraw their investments from Israeli state institutions and international corporations complicit in violations of Palestinian human and civil rights.

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Has the Youth Vote on Lockdown

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

April 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

A breakdown of Bernie Sanders' speech and reasons for his movement being favorable among millennials.

Danny DeVito Comes to NYU, Has Students Feeling the Bern

Danny DeVito Comes to NYU, Has Students Feeling the Bern

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 24, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

Danny DeVito and Susan Sarandon came to NYU sporting Bernie buttons, getting the word out about registering to vote.

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