Divestment is ineffective, sets poor precedent

One of the most contentious debates taking place on college campuses around the country revolves around the call for universities to divest their endowments...

International student solidarity necessary to support Mexican students

Thousands of students in Mexico are participating in university strikes and nationwide protests in an effort to hold the government accountable for the disappearance...

Though Congress averts default, dangerous precedent set

Based on the government shutdown, our political system seems to be indefinitely fragmented

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault, suicide, self-harm, PTSD WSN reported today that Brandon Olsen, then a freshman at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, raped fellow freshman...

Awareness Week events bring light to serious issues

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is taking place across the country, and NYU is fully prepared with a host of discussions, events, screenings and photo...

Other Schools Dealt With Yiannopoulos, Why Couldn’t NYU?

Earlier this month, Washington Square News’s Editorial Board wrote in support of an NYU event with conservative and controversial journalist Milo Yiannopoulos. The piece...

Student papers foster discussion

The student government at the University of Redlands voted to suspend funding for its newspaper, the Bulldog Weekly on Dec. 10. The small liberal...

Taxi services must embrace innovations

A German court has recently banned Uber’s UberPop ride-sharing service from operating within the country’s borders. Arne Hasse, spokesman for the Frankfurt state court, explained...

Returning to New York for the First Time

There is a strange sense of ease being back in New York for the start of the school year. As I observe the illuminated...

The Hoax of Trump’s National Emergency

I am extremely proud to say that I am Mexican. I love my culture. I love the diversity of people, the food, the marvelous...

Hate crimes require harsher punishment

A shooting on Tuesday killed three students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, leaving the small university town shaken. The victims were...

Congressional term limits solution to corruption

Instituting congressional term limits will fight corruption and political exclusivity.
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