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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

I Should Have the Right to a Paid Internship

I Should Have the Right to a Paid Internship

By Natasha Jokic, Contributing Writer September 23, 2018
An international graduate student's take on why international students should have the right to work paid internships during their time at school.
Why Do We Portray Atheists as Broken Believers?

Why Do We Portray Atheists as Broken Believers?

By Mickey Desruisseaux, Columnist September 19, 2018
Why does America still think atheists need to be saved?
Left Behind in Hurricane Florence

Left Behind in Hurricane Florence

By Cole Stallone, Contributing Writer September 19, 2018
Read one writer's in-depth analysis on why the neglect of South Carolina prisoners at the height of Hurricane Florence is a sign of the broader prison reform that is growing increasingly necessary in the United States.
It’s About Time Rubin Cooled Down

It’s About Time Rubin Cooled Down

By WSN Editorial Board September 17, 2018
In light of the announcement that Rubin Hall will finally be equipped with air-conditioning three years from now, the Editorial Board explores why the lack of air-conditioning in university housing can prove to go beyond a simple inconvenience.
Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

Hurricane Florence Got the Support Maria Deserved

By Paola Nagovitch, Abroad Editor September 17, 2018
A reflection on why the coverage of Hurricane Florence should serve as a reminder of those that were left behind in the neglect of Hurricane Maria.
In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

By Nosheen Hossain, Contributing Writer September 16, 2018
A unique take on why having a sheltered upbringing is not only advantageous, but also an opportunity for many of those who have the privilege.
Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

Giving Up My Voting Rights in My Home State

By Yasmin Patel, Contributing Writer September 16, 2018
Read one writer's argument for why fear of giving up voter registration in their home-state should not dissuade college students from voter registration and from heading to the polls this November.
Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

By Jasem Alzaabi, Columnist September 12, 2018
A citizen of the UAE explores divestment in Abu Dhabi in order to invest in Western businesses.
Writing Never Gets Easier — That’s the Point

Writing Never Gets Easier — That’s the Point

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor September 12, 2018
This article explores the value, difficulty, and rigor of what it means to write for a college class - and why writing in college matters.
Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

By WSN Editorial Board September 10, 2018
The WSN Editorial Board reflects on the effects of drinking bans and fraternity culture at NYU.
How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor September 10, 2018
An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.
The Lost Voice of Journalism

The Lost Voice of Journalism

By Mitch Bedows, Contributing Writer September 10, 2018
A take on the closure of the Village Voice — a downtown New York institution — and what the implications are for local papers around the country and for journalism in the United States within the current political landscape.