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Staff Rants & Raves: Words Edition

Staff Rants & Raves: Words Edition

By WSN Staff April 25, 2019

Staff Rants “Meatloaf” By Hanna Khosravi, Opinion Editor I’ve never eaten meatloaf, nor do I plan to any time soon. Partially because literally no one serves meatloaf anymore and I can’t...

NYU Swimmers during a meet on Oct. 6. First-year swimmer Graham Chatoor set conference and NYU records to earn national berths in the 1650-yard and 500-yard freestyle. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Graham Chatoor Sets New Records at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

By Nico Davidoff, Contributing Writer March 11, 2019

Graham Chatoor shined in the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships by setting new pool, meet and team records, establishing himself as one of the top long-distance swimmers...

First-year John Gassler pitches in a game against SUNY Canton on March 11. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Women’s Golf Wins UAA Championship in Dramatic Fashion

By Brendan Duggan, Sports Editor March 11, 2019

Men’s Track and Field Competing at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, SPS senior Malcolm Montilus placed sixth in the 400-meter race, earning him his first-ever All-American...

Two wrestlers qualified for Nationals.

Sports Weekly Update: A Pair of NYU Grapplers Qualify for Nationals

By Zach Han, Sports Editor February 25, 2019

Tennis Men’s and women’s tennis opened up their seasons this past week on high notes, each prevailing in the their first two games of the season. The men opened their season up against the United...

IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

By Isaac Oseas December 5, 2016
The SAB's rejection is an act of political censorship against socialists and an attack on the democratic rights of the entire campus community.
Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer December 5, 2016
To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.
Collegiate Freedom of the Press Is a Pressing Issue

Collegiate Freedom of the Press Is a Pressing Issue

By WSN Editorial Board December 5, 2016
By repressing the rights of campus newspapers, colleges are only damaging their reputations further by covering up scandals instead of working to solve them.
Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

By WSN Editorial Board December 1, 2016
Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.
No Applause for Adulting

No Applause for Adulting

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor December 1, 2016
By rewarding themselves for minor efforts, young people undermine the challenges many face every day.
Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer November 28, 2016
Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.
Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

Stein’s Recount Prolongs a Painful Election

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer November 28, 2016
After an upsetting election or many, a recount unfairly offers a glimmer of hope that will soon be snuffed out.
Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor November 21, 2016
Undocumented immigrants are fearful following Donald Trump’s victory, and New York must act before its IDNYC program is used against residents.