NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Scientific academia must acknowledge students

Scientific academia must acknowledge students

By Tess Woosley, Deputy Opinion Editor October 16, 2014
In order for today's students to truly benefit from increasingly open publication opportunities and online resources, they need funding for their ideas.
Neglecting core subjects fails students

Neglecting core subjects fails students

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor October 16, 2014
By negating core subjects, colleges deny students the crucial opportunity to receive a formal education in these essential areas.
 Subway security unlikely to stop attack

Subway security unlikely to stop attack

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist October 15, 2014
The presence of highly armed officers can impinge on personal freedom and waste resources while offering no benefit.
University should strengthen smoking policy

University should strengthen smoking policy

By Matthew Tessler, Contributing Columnist October 15, 2014
The fight against smoking must continue relentlessly, starting with NYC and NYU officials supporting anti-smoking efforts.

NYC’s Ebola plan reassures residents

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board October 15, 2014
The precautions NYC officials have taken against Ebola should reassure residents.

[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Street Harassment

October 13, 2014

Opinion Editor Christina Coleburn and Managing Editor Dana Reszutek discuss street harassment and catcalling. The video is moderated by Deputy Opinion Editor Omar Etman. It is filmed and edited by Emilio...

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist October 10, 2014
Until leaders solidify their efforts with clear mandates to restrain destructive practices, efforts to curb climate change will be ineffective.
Sexual assault against males necessitates attention

Sexual assault against males necessitates attention

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist October 10, 2014
Sexual assault against males also necessitates attention.

Exam stress relief falls on both students, university

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board October 7, 2014
Strategies for anxiety-management are life skills that need to be drawn upon, now during midterms, again during final exams and in future stressful situations.

NYC’s Silicon Alley must include women

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board October 6, 2014
NYC's Silicon Alley could be a more welcoming place for women in the tech industry.
iPhone encryption highlights privacy issues

iPhone encryption highlights privacy issues

By Matthew Tessler, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2014
Apple’s encryptions put more power in the hands of the people by letting individuals assess the balance of privacy and protection alongside the consequences the iPhone 6 has.
Chinese president masks disdain for democracy

Chinese president masks disdain for democracy

By Richard Shu, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2014
President Xi now enjoys an unprecedented tumult of popularity from his people, hoping that the new charismatic leader can bring about much-needed reform to China’s troubled political system.