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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer November 17, 2016
Trump is a vile demagogue whose behavior has warranted a hateful response, but it is impossible to be legitimately productive if we continue to find solidarity in hate.
Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer November 17, 2016
To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.
On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

By WSN Editorial Board November 17, 2016
Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.
Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

Thank Racism, Not Anti-Elitism, For Trump

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer November 14, 2016
White racial backlash is the one and only reason behind Trump's victory.
In a Trump World, I Am Lost

In a Trump World, I Am Lost

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor November 11, 2016
When I heard the news, I wanted to call my mom and just sob. But I couldn’t, because my parents are Trump supporters.
Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

By WSN Editorial Board October 31, 2016
Rectenwald’s conduct was inappropriate, but the school’s rash decision to put him on ice has potentially far-reaching consequences.
In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer October 31, 2016
Just like her boss decades before her, Huma Abedin must exercise damage control in the wake of her husband’s sexual misconduct.
Halloween Is For Fun, Not Body Shaming

Halloween Is For Fun, Not Body Shaming

By Phoebe Kuo, Staff Writer October 31, 2016
Halloween can be celebrated as long as costumes aren't required to be sexy.
High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer October 27, 2016
While art schemes are supposed to bring fresh perspectives to the table, this should not turn into an excuse for stylists to act disdainfully cool and above it all.
Halloween Industry Scapegoats Mental Disorders

Halloween Industry Scapegoats Mental Disorders

By WSN Editorial Board October 27, 2016
Halloween entertainment exploits struggles and perpetuates the stigma behind mental illnesses.
NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer October 24, 2016
The NYU Leadership Initiative is an institution here on campus whose aim is to create a network among students who have a commitment to improving the world around them.
WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer October 24, 2016
A fair election is only legitimate if the electorate is informed, and with every released email, WikiLeaks brings us closer to that ideal of radical transparency.