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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

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Upcoming Pennsylvania Faculty Walkout is Troublesome

Upcoming Pennsylvania Faculty Walkout is Troublesome

By WSN Editorial Board October 14, 2016
The walk-out planned by the faculty members of Pennsylvanian universities is reflective of a dangerous viewpoint that holds contract details in a higher regard than delivering a quality education.
New York: The City That Needs to Sleep

New York: The City That Needs to Sleep

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer October 11, 2016
The life of a student in New York City should not be held to the unreasonable standards found in movies and TV shows.
NYU Hack Worrisome

NYU Hack Worrisome

By WSN Editorial Board October 7, 2016
The recent hack on NYU reflects a serious widespread problem the university needs to immediately address.
Make Up Something Other Than Makeup to Gossip About

Make Up Something Other Than Makeup to Gossip About

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer October 7, 2016
Going makeup-free does not represent confidence at all; it only means not wearing any makeup.
Letter to the Editor: Clarity on Diversity Task Force

Letter to the Editor: Clarity on Diversity Task Force

By Vincent Vance, Student Co-Chair of the Diversity Task Force October 7, 2016
The NYU Diversity and Inclusion Task Force is a representative body of students, faculty and staff, and our only goal is a more equitable, diverse and inclusive NYU.
Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

Hypocrisy in Congress Reaches New High

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor October 3, 2016
While no politicians want to appear as if they are against 9/11 victims in an election year, the JASTA is not in the best interests of the country and passing it is a betrayal of their constituencies.
Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor October 3, 2016
The occasional admission of students with possible criminal backgrounds — like Wolfgang Ballinger — should not damage the reputation of the Ban the Box movement.
Stop Caring About Brangelina

Stop Caring About Brangelina

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer September 30, 2016
Caring about Brangelina allows a sexist stereotype to continue.
The Real Trump Was Exposed at the First Debate — And It Was Ugly

The Real Trump Was Exposed at the First Debate — And It Was Ugly

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer September 30, 2016
Trump's performance at the debate shows that he is unfit to be president.
Clinton’s New College Compact Compromises Credibility

Clinton’s New College Compact Compromises Credibility

By WSN Editorial Board September 30, 2016
Clinton's new higher education proposal is a poorly made compromise.
We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

By Josy Jablons and Megan Racklin September 26, 2016
NYU needs to give students access to menstrual health products at no cost.
Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

By Zoe Hall, Copy Chief September 26, 2016
This election season, for many, is a bit of a downer. But instead of concerning ourselves so much with the most celebrated — and depressing — race, we should divert our attention towards those running in races that aren’t as flashy: judges.