GSOC’s Newest Fight for Survival

On Friday, the National Labor Relations Board proposed redefining graduate students as nonworkers, effectively stripping them of their right to unionize. The proposal wouldn’t...

NYC Public Schools Are Failing English Language Learners

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City public schools have transitioned to remote learning for the duration of the school year....

The Inadequacy of Sex Ed

“Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die.” So begins a well-known scene from 2004 teen comedy “Mean Girls,” where a coach...

Putting Geography Education on the Map

Back in high school, I had a substitute teacher that showed up relatively often to fill in for any history, science or math teacher....

The Changing Face of Journalism

Every outlet — from WSN’s editor-in-chief to the Washington Post— is talking about it. The so-called death of journalism as we know it is...

The Rural Public School Crisis

In 2018, Keshia Speight, a third-grade teacher at a public school in rural North Carolina, reported that most years, she spends approximately $1,000 of...

NYU Should Give Students Days Off for Mental Health

Recently, legislation was introduced into the New York State Senate that would allow public school students to take days off for their mental health....

How NYU Should Approach Free Speech and Trigger Warnings

People often reduce the campus free speech debate to a trade-off between open discourse and a culture of respect. But truly, we can have...

Diverse in Race, Diverse in Thought

Colleges aren’t sacrificing intellectual diversity by focusing on racial diversity. They are helping to create it.

Participating in the Classroom

Every time I write a weekly discussion post for my English class, I’m grateful that my professor understands that participation can be measured in...

The Contradictions of a Catholic Education

Like many, I was disgusted by the incident that occurred during the Indigenous People’s March just a few weeks ago; a group of Trump...

Higher Education Needs Intervention From All Sides

Last week, WSN reported on NYU’s intentions to lobby for increased state funding for tuition. Considering the university’s infamously high tuition, the change would...
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