The Black Woman’s Burden

Columnist Cheyenne Porcher analyzes the roles and burdens of being a black female in America, and the expectation of black women to serve as "fixers" in personal relationships and in the public sphere.

MFA Is More Necessary Than You Think

Columnist Serena Vanchiro argues for the importance and benefits of the controversial Multi-Factor Authentication system at NYU.

Welcome to Femland

Welcome to Femland, where women are treated the same way they are in the United States: unfairly.

A Generation Without the Community of Music

What do SpaceX, a commercial leader in the aerospace world, and LELO, a European sex-toy company, have in common? They're both pioneers in the tech world and simultaneously changing our lives in more ways...

The Middle East Is More Than Just War and Oil

My family works hard to earn its keep. We don’t benefit from oil sales. I live in the charming and quiet emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in a largely suburban neighborhood devoid of swanky...

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...
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