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WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Hundreds of women went on strike in Washington Square Park on International Women's Day this Thursday to rally for a variety of causes, including sanctuary for immigrants and more rights for labor unions.

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Celebrities should use their platforms to actively support women's rights.

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

By Caroline Weinstein, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Among the thousands who marched in the Women's March were NYU students screaming slogans of empowerment and hope.

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

By Paris Martineau, Abroad Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

In celebration of International Women's Day, NYU students and U.N. members in major global cities are hosting events for the second annual HeForShe Arts Week.

Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features

Many students have expressed a desire to give a warm welcome to incoming refugees after President Trump's travel ban.

Yuna Yang F/W 2017

Yuna Yang F/W 2017

By Sydney Ernstberger, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Sydney Ernstberger Yuna Yang’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection once again featured lace, but also shifted towards using more velvet. A palette of vibrant colors, reflective fabrics and floral prints, the collection was an homage to protests in South Korea and the Women’s Marches in the U.S. Infusing...

March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

Staff Recs: Best Inaugural Protest Signs

By WSN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The beauty of protest signs lasts long after the day they're held in defiance — the best ones live on in memory as succinct slogans of resistance.

Exposure | Women’s March

Exposure | Women’s March

By Euan Prentis, Photo Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Uncategorized

On Saturday the 21st of January, women’s rights advocates across the globe marched in protest of the recent inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. Millions of marchers attended the over 400 protests which occurred across the States, and the over 150 which occurred...

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

This weekend, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington and in other cities both great and small across our nation. As to be expected, hundreds of member of the NYU community participated. Here are a few of their stories.

Politics Play Out at Sundance

Politics Play Out at Sundance

By Laura Tucciarone, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Amidst the politically divisive days of late, Sundance Film Festival faces its own controversies, from its founders to its participants.

Safe Spaces Aren’t Neutral

Safe Spaces Aren’t Neutral

By Emily Fong, Interactive Graphics Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, safe spaces are not meant to be entirely depoliticized. And they are certainly not meant to be co-opted by those who have privileges in order to block out political discussion.

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