NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Recognizing the Bravery of Kurdistan's Women

Recognizing the Bravery of Kurdistan’s Women

By Hanna Khosravi , Deputy Opinion Editor October 9, 2018

  It felt startlingly pertinent when, last week, the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two activists who have devoted their careers to the epidemics of sexual violence in their respective...

A Generation Without the Community of Music

A Generation Without the Community of Music

By Serena Vanchiro, Columnist October 3, 2018
Columnist Serena Vanchiro reflects on how the digitization of music alters the community experience that the collection and sharing of music once created.
Kavanaugh Accusations Display Potential Dangers of the #MeToo Movement

Kavanaugh Accusations Display Potential Dangers of the #MeToo Movement

By Max Gordon, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018
Read one writer's thoughts on why Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing could show the dangers of the "Me Too" movement.
The Middle East Is More Than Just War and Oil

The Middle East Is More Than Just War and Oil

By Jasem Alzaabi, Columnist October 1, 2018
Columnist Jasem Alzaabi reflects on the stereotyped interpretations of the UAE that he has experienced while studying at NYU Tandon.
Stop Perpetuating Misleading Narratives on Suicide

Stop Perpetuating Misleading Narratives on Suicide

By Natasha Jokic, Contributing Writer October 1, 2018
Read one writer's perspective on why damaging portrayals and discussions of suicide in the media are harmful and reductionist.
How NYU Should Approach Free Speech and Trigger Warnings

How NYU Should Approach Free Speech and Trigger Warnings

By Sarah John, Contributing Writer October 1, 2018
An institution as tolerant as NYU should better implement trigger warnings on campus and in the classroom.
Jeff Flake Is Not a Hero

Jeff Flake Is Not a Hero

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor October 1, 2018
Though Senator Jeff Flake ensured that there would be an FBI investigation of the sexual assault claims against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, he is far from being our saving grace.
Democratize the United Nations

Democratize the United Nations

By Cole Stallone, Contributing Writer September 27, 2018
In the wake of President Donald Trump's recent speech at the U.N., read one writer's take on the issues plaguing the U.N. as an organization.
Make Laundry Services Worth the Dollar

Make Laundry Services Worth the Dollar

By Ethan Zack, Contributing Writer September 26, 2018
A writer's take on laundry room horror stories and why the NYU residence hall laundry rooms could use a bit of improvement.
A Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

A Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

By Monica Luna, Contributing Writer September 24, 2018
Graduate student Monica Luna writes a letter to Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford, sharing her personal experiences in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearings.
Don’t Call Me Your Milk Chocolate Mocha Caramel Queen

Don’t Call Me Your Milk Chocolate Mocha Caramel Queen

By Cheyenne Porcher, Columnist September 24, 2018
Columnist Cheyenne Porcher's take on the fetishization of women of color.
Apple’s Biggest iPhone Is the Biggest Disappointment Yet

Apple’s Biggest iPhone Is the Biggest Disappointment Yet

By Murat, Barlas September 23, 2018
A writer reflects on why the latest Apple announcement regarding the iPhone Xs and and the iPhone Xs Max lacked the aura of wonder and excitement that some of their previous product launches possessed.