Snow Days Highlight New York City’s Hunger Problem

Generally speaking, I try not to complain about a day off. When I learned that school would be canceled, I was ecstatic. Growing up...

Stonewall Celebration: Moving Forward by Recognizing Our Past

Why NYU’s choice to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the transformative Stonewall riots is a crucial step towards the recognition of our history as an NYU community.

The MTA — and New Yorkers — Must Step Up

It's been roughly a month since 22-year-old Malaysia Goodson tragically passed away after falling down a flight of stairs at the Seventh Avenue subway...

Psychedelic Drugs Heal, Too

When pondering the use of hallucinogenic or psychedelic drugs, bizarre trips, partying and high psychological risks may often come to mind. But while the...

Letter to the Editor: NYU Keeps Selling Water Bottles Despite ‘Bottle Ban’

Last week, President Hamilton announced that starting Jan. 1, 2020, the university would no longer purchase bottled water as part of the administration’s plan...

2020 Dems Need to Talk Foreign Policy

The United States is currently navigating a complex set of foreign policy issues that the next president will undoubtedly have to address. In the...

We Can Do Better Than Voluntourism

As someone from Nigeria, I usually have mixed feelings when my friends announce they are planning to go volunteer in a country with a...

Staff Rants: Tech Edition

On Being Made Fun of for Owning AirPods By Sakshi Venkatraman, Editor-in-Chief I’ll just come out and say it. I own AirPods. I find it’s better...

Anti-Climate Change Panel Is Grounded in Money, Not Science

Last week, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was considering assembling a panel — the Presidential Committee on Climate Security — to...

Overcoming Stereotypes Through Film

Surrounded by an overwhelmingly Westernized environment as a university student in North America, I often find myself thinking about how lucky I am to...

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...

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...
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