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

Letter to the Editor: GSOC calls for undergraduate student support

Letter to the Editor: GSOC calls for undergraduate student support

By NYU Graduate Student Workers December 2, 2014
The working conditions of graduate student workers shape the learning conditions of undergraduates.

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

By WSN Editorial Board December 2, 2014
Allegations against Bill Cosby are resurfacing a decade after they first appeared. The current social climate dismisses the voices of victims.
Tabloids raise issues of privacy, celebrity culture

Tabloids raise issues of privacy, celebrity culture

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer December 2, 2014
Marilyn Monroe's very personal love letters are proof of our fascination with celebrity life and the tabloid journalism that feeds it.
Technological changes needed after Ferguson

Technological changes needed after Ferguson

By Matthew Tessler, Staff Writer December 2, 2014
Body cameras and smart guns will help keep police officers and citizens more safe and accountable.
Moving back home not a source of shame

Moving back home not a source of shame

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer November 25, 2014
Returning home after graduation is not stigmatized in other cultures. It should be this way for Americans, too.

Black lives matter: Ferguson verdict, militarized police undermine liberty

By WSN Editorial Board November 25, 2014
More than ever, we need to address the increasingly-neglected duty of police to protect citizens. The police and state government cannot afford to remain blind to the undercurrents of racial tension.
Ferguson highlights prevalent racial inequality

Ferguson highlights prevalent racial inequality

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer November 25, 2014
Rather than tackling the systemic problems that create tense race relations, misinformed people are deflecting blame to the oppressed

Search committee must listen to community

By WSN Editorial Board November 18, 2014
William Berkley and Ellen Schall have been worryingly dismissive of outside involvement in search for next university president.
Disability accommodations need reassessment

Disability accommodations need reassessment

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor November 18, 2014
Universities must reconsider what constitutes a reasonable accommodation for students with psychiatric illness.
Fashion's unrealistic models harming women

Fashion’s unrealistic models harming women

By Lena Rawley November 14, 2014
Calvin Klein's recent campaign featuring a "plus-size" model shows what is wrong with fashion industry standards

NYU should promote higher voter turnout

By WSN Editorial Board November 4, 2014
Universities can and should play an active role in encouraging students to get to the polls.
Streaming content broadens TV audience

Streaming content broadens TV audience

By Zahra Haque November 4, 2014
Streaming services will continue to make quality television programming accessible to more viewers.