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How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

Personal Attacks Dumb Down Political Discourse

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Young voters, disenchanted with the state of politics, are choosing to pass when it’s their turn and then have the audacity to wonder why they are still discontented with the political game.

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.

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton is not Donald Trump with a few different policies and a better makeup artist. She is an intelligent, hardworking woman who has already accomplished an astonishing amount for this country, and who will continue to do so if elected president.

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.

Clinton’s Campaign Belongs in the ’60s

Clinton’s Campaign Belongs in the ’60s

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton's campaign has failed to resonate with millennials, and instead goes straight over their heads. She'd be better suited for the 1960s.

Political cynicism among young voters must end

Political cynicism among young voters must end

By WSN Editorial Board

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Young people have too much at stake in the coming election not to vote. In order to counteract the lack of attention to youth issues, young people must vote in order to show that they are a force worth considering.