Ban the Box and the Power of Visible Protest

The Incarceration to Education Coalition’s occupation of the NYU Kimmel Center ended on Saturday in an agreement struck with the NYU administration. The IEC...

Museums: the Unsung Heroes of Legitimacy

Minority groups, for obvious reasons, have always struggled to secure spaces that legitimize them and their histories. We can see this in textbooks, film,...

The Case for Prison Abolition

In the midst of New York’s frigid weather last weekend, Metropolitan Detention Center Brooklyn, a pre-trial federal detention center for low-level offenders, lost power...

Staff Rants: Back To School

On the Lack of Anonymity  Alexandria Johnson, Deputy Managing Editor  Maybe it's just me, but why do I need to put my camera on for every...

Bill Cosby as a Lesson on Accountability for NYU

In mid-July, WSN reported that NYU’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary degree. The decision comes after years of sexual...

Hollywood Gives Women a Second Chance to Tell Their Stories

It is safe to say that not many college students know of Marcia Clark or Anita Hill. Both women are lawyers who came to...

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

On Tuesday, NYU President Andrew Hamilton sent a memorandum to the NYU’s community outlining the Affordability Steering Committee and Working Group’s projects to reduce...

‘Golden Dawn’ party in Greece a sign of distorted system

A neo-fascist party's rise to power in Greece must be a sign to European Union to move for change.

Mizzou protesters must not block media

The protests at the University of Missouri have taken a novel turn. Even after the former university president stepped down, protesters — under the...

New Scholarships Bring Hope

After continued crisis in Puerto Rico, President Andrew Hamilton announced this week that NYU will offer at least 50 scholarships to Puerto Rican students....

Qualified Immunity Must Go

“Ignorance of the law is no excuse.” It’s the first thing you learn in a criminal law class. If you break the law, saying...

Smartphones Are The Newest Drug For Students

When we think of addiction, most people think of common drugs such as marijuana, heroin, cocaine and ecstasy. But very few people would think...
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