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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.

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.

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

By Maria Puertas, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

WSN provides a student voter's handbook with important tips, tricks and deadlines for successfully voting this coming November.

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

New York Must Reform Voter Registration to Include Those Registered as Independent

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With a primary that excludes Independents and a registration system that discriminates against them, New York State primary voting combines the worst of all worlds.

Christina’s Case: Townhall misleads on voter indentification

Christina’s Case: Townhall misleads on voter indentification

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Two editors at Townhall, a conservative news outlet, recently touted a local NBC report that found rare instances of voter fraud in Florida. Using the report, its staff made a misguided case against individuals who oppose voter identification laws. In a March 19 article, Senior Political Editor Guy Ben...

Political portrait: Claire Stottlemyer

Political portrait: Claire Stottlemyer

October 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Remember the girl in fifth grade who would not stand up for the pledge of allegiance? The one who was protesting the way America exercised its foreign influence? The same girl who, a couple of years later, cried when America re-elected Bush? That girl is Claire Stottlemyer, now a senior in Gallatin and...