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Two NYU students hold hands.

Love, But Not Sex

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor February 12, 2018
While Valentine's Day can be annoying for just about everyone, it brings about its own challenges for people who identify on the asexual spectrum.
Maddie and her random date.

I Asked a Random Person on a Date

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor February 12, 2018
I asked a stranger out on a date in order to celebrate Valentine's Day. Not only did he say yes, but the date wasn't that bad.

Love and Sex Feature: Couples Edition

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large February 11, 2018

For this year’s Love and Sex Feature, we asked some of the WSN staff — both past and present — and their significant others questions from the New York Times’ “The 36 Questions That Lead To...

From your safety net of friendships to the characters and voices filling your headphones and screen, you physically won’t be alone this Valentine's Day.

Valentine, Who? Spending the 14th ‘Alone’

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor February 11, 2018
From your safety net of friendships to the characters and voices filling your headphones and screen, you actually won’t be alone on Valentine's Day.
Ask the Sexperts: How to Master the Threesome

Ask the Sexperts: How to Master the Threesome

By WSN Sexpert Team February 7, 2018
This is WSN’s new weekly column, Ask the Sexperts! WSN’s resident queers, Gabe the Gay and Luna the Lesbian, do their best to answer your questions about love, dating and sex at NYU and in the big city, straight and otherwise.
Ask the Sexperts: How to Guarantee Satisfaction

Ask the Sexperts: How to Guarantee Satisfaction

By WSN Sexpert Team January 31, 2018
Every week, WSN's resident sexperts answer your burning questions.

Cam Mesinger

By Andrew Heying, Opinion Editor December 7, 2017
When asked if there is a particular comedian that Messinger looks up to, they hesitate. Messinger then goes on to explain that no one currently in comedy currently seems to understand how to write jokes that are not at the expense of other people. Messinger, on the other hand, is determined to change this.
Underground Nude Sharing Website Must be Taken Down

Underground Nude Sharing Website Must be Taken Down

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor December 5, 2017
The link had brought me to a secret website that boys were using to exchange explicit photographs of high school and college girls.
Legislative Day Is Another Stress We Don’t Need

Legislative Day Is Another Stress We Don’t Need

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer December 5, 2017
NYU’s annual Legislative Day, however, has placed an abrupt and unexpected change to those schedules, and is ultimately more of an inconvenience rather than the blessing that NYU attempts to pass it off as.
$70K Is Enough for Rat-Free Dining Halls

$70K Is Enough for Rat-Free Dining Halls

By WSN Editorial Board December 4, 2017
A presence of mice, filth flies, and hot food held at less than 140 degrees Fahrenheit, was discovered at Lipton Dining hall during a recent health inspection. NYU must take action to fix such a troubling and disgusting situation.
Universities Need to Speak Up on Harassment

Universities Need to Speak Up on Harassment

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer November 28, 2017
Students have every right to have their claims heard and to feel safe; rather than try to put their reputations first, universities must take every allegation seriously for the sake of their students’ well-being.
LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

LGBTQ Events Are Not a Security Threat

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer November 28, 2017
Turkey's recent ban on LGBTQ-related events, which celebrates nothing but positivity, is a short-sighted move that will drag Turkey’s human rights progress years behind