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

Subway Ads Aren’t Enough to Stop Manspreading

Subway Ads Aren’t Enough to Stop Manspreading

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer November 4, 2016
The addition of a few subway ads has failed to attack men's behavioral problems in their entirety.
Your Halloween Costume Is Too Basic

Your Halloween Costume Is Too Basic

By Thomas Price, Staff Writer October 31, 2016
Whatever you are planning on being for Halloween, please, for the love of all things scary, do not be predictable.

Movies Like ‘Snowden’ Will Never Be Objective

By Hao Ly, Contributing Writer October 28, 2016
Those watching “Snowden” and any other movies with political messages should be aware of the intentions of the director and be ready to think on the movie’s political viewpoints within a larger context.
Nationwide Tuition Hikes Are the Spookiest News of All

Nationwide Tuition Hikes Are the Spookiest News of All

By WSN Editorial Board October 28, 2016
The recent nationwide increase in college tuition does not bode well for future students and their families.
Trump Tapes Trample Progress in Sexual Assault Awareness

Trump Tapes Trample Progress in Sexual Assault Awareness

By Cara Zambrano , Staff Writer October 24, 2016
In a society in which young people are becoming increasingly aware of the realities of sexual assault, the kind of backwards thinking shown in the Trump tapes cannot be accepted.
Partisan Wikileaks Are Not Democratic

Partisan Wikileaks Are Not Democratic

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer October 24, 2016
We have a responsibility to denounce Wikileaks for their unabashedly ill-intended actions. This information is simply not legitimate, and nobody knows who -- or what -- will be the next target.
Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer October 21, 2016
Grouping the music and literature categories together does a disservice to both forms and their respective artists and authors.
Trump’s Victim Blaming is Unacceptable

Trump’s Victim Blaming is Unacceptable

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer October 21, 2016
In an example of sheer hypocrisy, Trump has shamed and berated the victims of sexual assault for falsifying their victimization and also asked for sympathy from voters as he victimizes himself.
Administrators Must Bear Responsibility for Pennsylvania Faculty Strike

Administrators Must Bear Responsibility for Pennsylvania Faculty Strike

By WSN Editorial Board October 21, 2016
The Pennsylvania university system's lack of preparedness for this planned faculty walkout is both contemptible and deeply concerning.
NYU’s Alcohol Policy Needs a Change

NYU’s Alcohol Policy Needs a Change

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer October 17, 2016
Even though NYU wants dorms to be alcohol-free, students should not be made to feel like the only place they can drink without getting into some form of unknown administrative trouble is in a shady nightclub.
Hurricane Names are a National Disaster

Hurricane Names are a National Disaster

By Thomas Price, Contributing Writer October 14, 2016
We have done ourselves a great disservice as a country by allowing for names like Ernesto, Nana and Beryl --which sound like the names of old math teachers and used car salesmen -- to define something as powerful as a hurricane.
America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer October 14, 2016
If Trump does somehow win the Presidency come November, he will not be the worst man America has ever elected to that office.