NYU Students Should Boycott Uber

In the past two weeks, reports of misconduct in the Uber company workplace have surfaced following a Feb. 19 blog post by a former female employee, which highlighted the frequent mishandling of sexual harassment...

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

There has been recent outcry among students and faculty at NYU for President Andrew Hamilton to declare the university a sanctuary campus in the hopes that this will exempt the university from the government’s...

NYFF Week 3: Comedies Within Dramas

Jim Jarmusch does not hide his intentions with “Gimme Danger,” the rock documentary on proto-punk band The Stooges, as the film opens with the director speaking to frontman Iggy Pop. Jarmsuch, in a dry...

Staff Picks: World Series

With the regular season wrapped up and Wild Card matchups getting underway, it’s the most wonderful time of year for baseball fans, of which there are plenty here at WSN. After some heated debate...

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Former president John F. Kennedy argued in 1960 that the development “of a relatively small hydrogen warhead made missiles the key to future military power.” Kennedy ran for president in 1960 on a supposed...

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

Members of NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement attempted to deliver a letter to President Andrew Hamilton yesterday urging him to place a student on the Board of Trustees. Three members of SLAM waited for 15...

Violets Hockey Dominant in First Two Home Games

There aren’t many better ways to start a season than the way the NYU hockey team started theirs on Friday. With a raucous crowd cheering them on, the Violets absolutely ignited the ice on Friday...

International Students Deserve to Vote

College Park, Maryland has become the largest city in the United States to allow non-citizens to partake in municipal elections. The ultimately divided city council vote was preceded by similar discussions among the population...

DAPL Reroute: Divest Wants More

After months of demonstration against building the Dakota Access Pipeline through Native American land, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday that it would reroute the pipeline so it would not cross...

Staff Recs: Favorite Moment from Lady Gaga’s Halftime Show

It might not have been a political statement that stopped the hearts of the entire Trump administration, but Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime performance this past Sunday was undeniably astounding. She made several Washington...

Hear Thy Word

As the largest independent research university in the nation, NYU counts many active, distinguished researchers among its faculty. Most teaching staff have either already conducted research, are currently undertaking it or both. So it’s...

Staff Rants: Oct. 11-17

Welcome to a new series of WSN, Staff Rants. Read what made your favorite WSN Staff Members angry this week. On New York City bike culture: I live a mile from campus. I get car...
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