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NYU Still Needs to Take Action for LGBTQ+ Rights

One year after the Stonewall riots, LGBTQ+ rights activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera organized an occupation of Weinstein Residence Hall in response...

Hotel Evictions Show NYC’s Disregard For Homeless People’s Needs

New York City announced on Tuesday that homeless people staying at The Lucerne Hotel, located in the Upper West Side, will be removed. This...

Funding the MTA Is a Necessity

Since COVID-19 shut the world down in March, millions have faced financial difficulties. The MTA is no exception. In late July, the corporation released...

Providing Spaces for Black Students Does Not Mean Segregation

As more than 4,700 Black Lives Matter protests took place in the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of a police officer...

The Consequences of NYU’s Guise of Transparency

Friday, May 1 was decision day, when many high school seniors chose where they were going to go to college for the next four...

Police Can’t Be Trusted With Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented public health crisis that is only getting worse in some parts of the country. Some state and...

Romney Plays the Political Game Better Than We Think

After the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the most renowned justices of the modern era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

Save the Supreme Court

As a result of Mitch McConnell’s push to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her passing on Sept. 18, it is likely that the...

Staff Rants and Raves: The Emmys

Rants  On the “Friends” Reunion Helen Wajda, Opinion Editor I never watch the Emmys and this year was no exception, but that didn’t stop me from having...

How To Properly Critique Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy

Since the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many progressives are debating the best ways to remember her and discuss her...

Republicans Are Hypocrites, but They’re Effective

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, legal titan and pioneering advocate for women’s rights, died last Friday due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer....

NYU Still Needs to Take Action for LGBTQ+ Rights

One year after the Stonewall riots, LGBTQ+ rights activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera organized an occupation of Weinstein Residence Hall in response...

Homeless Students Deserve More From NYC’s Education Department

At a homeless shelter in Manhattan, Christlie Jean-Baptiste struggles to get her children online for remote learning due to the shelter’s lack of Wi-Fi...

If NYU Can Punish Violaters of COVID-19 Policies, Why Not Sexual Assault Perpetrators?

Note: This article contains mentions of sexual assault which may be triggering to some readers. Please proceed with caution. On Sept. 6, NYU made national...
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NYU Remembers 50th Anniversary of Weinstein Occupation Today

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Weinstein occupation — a five-day sit-in for the LGBTQ+ community at NYU’s Weinstein Residence Hall, starting Sept....
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Protesters Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor for Second Consecutive Day After Ruling

Protestors gathered at Union Square on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 24 after a Kentucky grand jury decided Wednesday to bring no direct charges...

Protests Demanding Justice For Breonna Taylor Sweep New York City

Thousands of protesters took to New York City’s streets the night of Wednesday, Sept. 23 after none of the Louisville Metro Police Department officers...

Safety Tips for Protesters and Student Journalists

As protests picked up across the country this past June, WSN began compiling resources and information for safely protesting and reporting on protests. We...

NYU and Twitter Encourage Pandemic Responsibility Around Washington Square Park

Tweets encouraging mask-wearing were printed out and pasted on the sidewalk of Washington Square East as part of Twitter’s new campaign to add some...

NYU Students Arrested at Protest, Claim Police Misconduct

Several NYU first-years gathered with about 200 other protesters in Times Square to protest United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and demand its abolishment...

Blossom: For Vegans & Foodies Alike

When I first dined at Blossom four years ago, it seemed too good to be true. I had only recently become vegan, but I...

The COVID-19 College Party Scene: Who’s To Blame?

Though it is meant to be a time of self-discovery and some of our most formative years, college is often advertised as a four-year...

Moving in Together During a Pandemic: Why Now?

Attending college brings about new responsibilities for some, such as officially moving out of childhood homes, no longer living with parents and maybe even...

Where Are the GLS Juniors Now?

Global Liberal Studies junior Madison Trpisovsky should be spending her school year in Paris. It’s a year that she should have spent living out...

The New Normal of Dating in the Pandemic

A year ago, wearing a mask and avoiding physical contact would not have been necessary to go on a rendezvous with someone new. Now,...

The Nugget Spot: Gone, but Never Forgotten

Almost two years after the fact, I still remember the searing, stabbing heartburn that came with my first box of Sriracha Nugs from The...

Cat Stevens Revisits ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ and Creates New Magic

“Tea for the Tillerman 2” by Yusuf/Cat Stevens is as lovely as the first time around but leans heavily on sounds instead of lyrics....

‘Thank You and Good Night,’ A Film Like No Other

It is rare for a filmmaker to be present in every single frame of a film, to envelop themselves in every speck of celluloid...

Staff Recs: Comfort Movies

“Fiddler on the Roof” by Norman Jewison Sasha Cohen, Arts Editor My grandma and I sing “If I Were a Rich Man” a lot. What can...

The Uncertain Return of Movie Theaters

After seven long and excruciating months, I finally stepped foot inside a movie theater again. I ventured to the AMC Clifton Commons 16 in...

Taylor Swift Proves She Can Do It All

For a long time, it seemed like Taylor Swift was moving in a straight line. The musician began her career as a country singer...

Weekly Radio Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 21

This edition of Weekly Radio Roundup exhibits singles released by old and new artists, reminding us that good music remains relevant regardless of its...

NYU Predicts: NFL Edition

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 34-20 victory against the Houston Texans opened the 2020 NFL season on Sept. 10. After opting out of having a...

The Bitterness of Leaving Unfinished Business Unfinished

When CAS senior Dillan Spector learned that fall sports were canceled, he had little time to rue the lost season. He had a decision...

The ‘96-’97 NYU Women’s Basketball Team Was Impossibly Good

Days before the championship game, Jehan Clark was heading to class when she noticed something. “Back then, our student center was called Loeb,” Clark said...

Is Creativity Dying in Sports?

Geographically, the NBA of today is completely different from what it was 20 years ago. Compare the graphics of top shot locations from the...
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