Mayor Eric Adams’ recent campaign to ramp up sweeps of unhoused encampments makes it more important than ever for NYU students to take the initiative and support their neighbors in need.
By Steph Wittstruck, Contributing Writer • May 4, 2022
Mainstream media coverage following last week's Brooklyn shooting has failed readers on multiple counts, focusing on the alleged attacker rather than the victims and failing to use trigger warnings.
By Steph Wittstruck, Contributing Writer • April 18, 2022
The NYPD’s response to the Brooklyn subway shooting showed once again that they don’t keep us safe. It’s time to pursue other options.
By WSN Editorial Board • April 18, 2022
As the City Council calls for permanent open restaurant stalls, city planners should focus on enhancing the street culture with regulated structures and more walkable streets.
By Blake Salesin, Contributing Writer • April 15, 2022
The right-wing media wants you to hate unhoused people. Don’t let them egg you on.
By WSN Editorial Board • April 11, 2022
The Student Government Assembly's statement in support of NYU's Asian American and Pacific Islander population is a performative extension of support that lacks real action.
By Jack Li, Contributing Writer • April 4, 2022
New York City has removed the mask mandate in public schools, but it is an irresponsible choice to have also gotten rid of proof of vaccination requirements.
By Alexandra Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor • March 11, 2022
NYU’s response to attacks on Asian students on its campus has been extremely dismissive. The university must urgently address the safety concerns of Asian students.
By WSN Editorial Board • March 7, 2022
The state eviction moratorium expired in February, leaving thousands of New Yorkers — Black renters in particular — vulnerable to homelessness. A proposed Good Cause Eviction bill would limit rent hikes and reduce evictions.
By Asha Ramachandran, Deputy Managing Editor • March 7, 2022
New York state lawmakers’ efforts to reform ballot access laws highlight the need to make running for office more accessible.
By Michelle Han, Opinion Editor • March 4, 2022
Mayor Adams wants to make our trains safer by removing unhoused individuals. His plan, unfortunately, relies heavily on policing and other forms of carceral violence.
By WSN Editorial Board • February 28, 2022