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Upset NYU Professor One of Many Who Couldn’t Vote Last Week

Upset NYU Professor One of Many Who Couldn’t Vote Last Week

By Kathryn Chapman, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Although a registered New York voter, an NYU professor says he was unable to vote in last week's primary.

Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

By Yasmin Patel, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion, Politics, University Life

Read one writer's argument for why fear of giving up voter registration in their home-state should not dissuade college students from voter registration and from heading to the polls this November.

Mobilization Is Just As Important As Voting

Mobilization Is Just As Important As Voting

By Aliyah Austin, Columnist

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Although voting is important and essential, activist groups should focus on what initiates real change, which is mass mobilization.

How You Can Vote in the Sept. 13 Primary Election

How You Can Vote in the Sept. 13 Primary Election

By Alex Domb, News Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, University News

Here's how and where to vote in the primary elections.

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

WSN looks into students' opinions on Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data collection scandal.

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.

Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, the existence of those institutions does not excuse anti-democratic practices that bolster the power of politicians.

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.

Puerto Rico’s Deceptive Referendum

Puerto Rico’s Deceptive Referendum

By Paola Nagovitch, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Being neither a sovereign nation nor a state has prevented the island’s residents from enjoying the full rights of American citizenship: Puerto Rican residents are not allowed to vote in federal elections, they have no representation in the Senate, and the delegate in the House of Representatives serves more as a figurehead.

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

After an upsetting election or many, a recount unfairly offers a glimmer of hope that will soon be snuffed out.

Our Country Is Too Smart For The Electoral College

Our Country Is Too Smart For The Electoral College

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To put it simply, the Electoral College is outdated.

Voting Should Be Mandatory in America

Voting Should Be Mandatory in America

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Among various other necessary reforms, it is time to join the ranks of the twenty-two nations that make voting mandatory for its citizens.

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