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Staff Rants: The Oscars

Staff Rants: The Oscars

On Viewership Who the f-ck saw live-action Pinocchio? -Alexandra Chan, Multimedia Editor   On Important Progress The Oscars format this year was bizarre. The Best Director category is...

Staff rants: spring break

Staff rants: spring break

On Asking the Real Questions What’s spring break? Is that a thing we’re supposed to have? -Jake Capriotti, Photo Editor On Gratitude I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am about as burnt...

Staff Rants and Raves: Vaccines

Staff Rants and Raves: Vaccines

On Dystopian Experiences Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor Walking through the Javits Center made me feel like I was the main character in one of those dystopian movies. As I made my way through the building,...

(Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

We’re Resigning from WSN. Here’s Why.

By WSN Staff September 28, 2020

We, the undersigned WSN Fall 2020 Editorial Staff, have collectively decided to resign from Washington Square News, effective immediately. This was extensively deliberated in collaboration with 43 staff...

Staff Rants and Raves: The Emmys

Staff Rants and Raves: The Emmys

Rants  On the “Friends” Reunion Helen Wajda, Opinion Editor I never watch the Emmys and this year was no exception, but that didn’t stop me from having to see some of the cast of “Friends”...

Staff Rants: Parties

Staff Rants: Parties

On Tailgating  Helen Wajda, Opinion Editor I enjoy hanging out with my friends as much as the next person, but I will never understand the appeal of tailgate parties. Why would I want to hang outside...

Staff Rants: Back To School

Staff Rants: Back To School

By Alexandria Johnson, Nicole Chiarella, Helen Wajda, and Kim Rice September 10, 2020

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 class? I'm in my senior year juggling filming for journalism...

Staff Rants: Coronavirus

Staff Rants: Coronavirus

By Helen Wajda, Jake Capriotti, Emily Dai, and Nicole Chiarella September 3, 2020

On The Loss of Public Seating  Helen Wajda, Opinion Editor One thing living through a pandemic has taught me is that I rely entirely too much on public seating to get me through the day. There is...

Staff Rants and Raves: The Last of the Semester

Staff Rants and Raves: The Last of the Semester

Rants On Apartment Heating Abby Hofstetter, Managing Editor Contrary to popular belief, I’m generally an agreeable person. I don’t really complain when things aren’t exactly to my liking....

Staff Rants: Books

Staff Rants: Books

On John Green Jake Capriotti, Photo Editor Why is it that between late 2013 and mid-2015 it seemed the internet had a collective crush on John Green? I will admit that I was one of the many who read...

Staff Rants: Drinks

Staff Rants: Drinks

On Black Coffee Helen Wajda, Deputy Opinion Editor I love coffee as much as the next person, but I will never understand how anyone can drink it black. Maybe I’m drinking the wrong coffee, but...

Staff Rants and Raves: Movies

Staff Rants and Raves: Movies

Rants On Issues With “Blue Is The Warmest Color” Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Deputy Managing Editor When I was younger, closeted and in total denial about my own queerness, I found this one graphic...