Washington Square News

McSilver Podcast Good Starting Point for #ChangingTheNarrative

McSilver Podcast Good Starting Point for #ChangingTheNarrative

By WSN Editorial Board

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New NYU Podcast Series brings much needed attention the stereotypes black boys and men face.

NYU is No Place for White Nationalists’ Propaganda

NYU is No Place for White Nationalists’ Propaganda

By Kaitlynn Keller, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students must fight to assure that NYU will continue to not tolerate white supremacy on campus or be a safe space for Nazis or white supremacists.

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

‘Oklahoma City’ Proves Depressingly Relevant

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary on Timothy McVeigh's infamous bombing of Oklahoma City in 1995 reeks of the white supremacy that many citizens see in today's political climate.

Board Member John Paulson Shows Close Ties to Trump

Board Member John Paulson Shows Close Ties to Trump

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

December 2, 2016


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

John Paulson is both an NYU Board of Trustees member and key player on Donald Trump's cabinet, which poses conflicts between university values and the past rhetoric of Trump's campaign.

Our Country Will Persevere

Our Country Will Persevere

By Andrew Heying, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Many in rural America voted for Trump not to turn against minorities, but because they feel as though they are the forgotten demographic.

Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

Meme Obsession Has Reached An Unhealthy Peak

By Melanie Pineda, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While we may be laughing at the current state memes have placed our most important communication tool in, we can’t keep pretending that this joke is funny forever, and we definitely can’t keep ignoring when the joke goes too far.

Panel discusses mixed race scholarship

Panel discusses mixed race scholarship

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted a discussion about mixed race.

Racism taints Mississippi’s push for progress

Racism taints Mississippi’s push for progress

April 9, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Mississippi held a groundbreaking ceremony for the United States’ first state-funded civil rights museum last October. While the construction of the museum signifies a step forward in the recognition of Mississippi’s history of racial inequality, the gesture fails to erase the state’s brutal...