Don’t Call Me Your Milk Chocolate Mocha Caramel Queen

Women of color are not granted the same degree of respect that white women are in heterosexual encounters. While misogyny is very real and transcends racial lines, the disrespect women of color face is...

Why Do We Portray Atheists as Broken Believers?

September means the return of school, football and twangy Green Day singles. It’s also the month when television networks dish out new shows hoping to make a connection with audiences for the long run....

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

It was yet another morning in Seoul, South Korea. After getting dressed, I rushed out into the daylight, and then into the hustle and bustle of the subway. The car was jam packed with...

Purchasing Prestige For the UAE

As of March 2013, six international universities have begun operating campuses in the United Arab Emirates. NYU Abu Dhabi was one of them, inaugurated in 2010 as part of John Sexton's plan of creating...

HUMOR: Pre-Med Students Put on Endangered Species List

A new census of pre-med students has shown that a species once listed under vulnerable has now been moved to the endangered level — right between borneo pygmy elephants and pandas. Perhaps the only species not...

HUMOR: Kylie Jenner Names Her Baby After Porn Star

Early last week reality television star and horse enthusiast, Kylie Jenner, announced the name of her newborn baby, Stormi Daniel Jenner. Family, fans and reasonable people worldwide rushed to inform the new mom that she...

HUMOR: NYU Students Give Up Paying Tuition for Lent

This week, WSN went into NYU’s Catholic Center — the building next to the Kimmel Center for University Life that looks like a block of cheese — to interview students about the brave sacrifices...

HUMOR: TA Becomes Stuck-Up Prick After Getting PhD

Linguistics Teaching Assistant Louis Abbot finally earned his Ph.D. after six long years of being a candidate. Like most NYU teacher’s assistants, Abbot has been described by students as humble and approachable — an...

Ask the Sexperts: How to Master the Threesome

Welcome to WSN’s weekly column, ‘Ask the Sexperts.’ Here, WSN’s resident queers, Gabe the Gay and Luna the Lesbian, do their best to answer your questions about love, dating and sex at NYU and...

HUMOR: A Derailed Relationship

Dear N Q R W L B D F M G J W L 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 and the 42nd Street Shuttle, We had something beautiful in the beginning. Walking down...

HUMOR: Best Friends Think Rooming Together Is a Great Idea

RUBIN RESIDENCE HALL — Best friends since high school, Daniela Ramos and Lindsey Salazar, have been ready to room together since they found out that they were both going to NYU, warding off all...

HUMOR: Wearing Hat Backward Has Direct Correlation to Coolness, Study Shows

NEW YORK, NY — According to a recent study done by the New York University Center for Experimental Science, wearing a hat backward has a direct correlation to being perceived as cool by strangers. The...
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