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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...

Staff Rants and Raves: Fruit

Staff Rants and Raves: Fruit

Rants On Eaten Fruits Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Deputy Managing Editor This is going to be an opinion as unpopular as my previous hot take on apples, however, this needs to be said (not really, though,...

Staff Rants and Raves: Snack Foods

Staff Rants and Raves: Snack Foods

By WSN Staff April 1, 2020

Rants On Lack of Real Meals Gabby Lozano, Deputy Opinion Editor Before I was in quarantine, I used to eat real meals. Now, all I do is drink Dalgona coffee and eat Takis. Occasionally, I eat a...

Staff Rants and Raves: Self-Quarantine

Staff Rants and Raves: Self-Quarantine

Rants On Parents Jake Capriotti, Photo Editor Being home in Arizona under quarantine has me worried. Not only am I not allowed to leave the house because of quarantine, but now my parents can...

Staff Rants: Online Classes

Staff Rants: Online Classes

On Arriving Early Helen Wajda, Deputy Opinion Editor I’ve never been more uncomfortable than the five minutes before class started where it was just me, my professor and my TA on Zoom together....

Staff Rants and Raves: Food

Staff Rants and Raves: Food

Rants On Lack of Grains Emily Dai, Deputy Opinion Editor How come whenever I go to any establishment that sells make your own bowls, the server gives the person in front of me an insignificant...

Staff Rants and Raves: Language

Staff Rants and Raves: Language

Rants On Creative Use of Punctuation Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Deputy Managing Editor Dear Creative Writing student, please, pretty please (!), stop NOT putting punctuation into prose pieces. Unless...

Staff Rants: TV Shows

Staff Rants: TV Shows

On Netflix-Induced Pain Jake Capriotti, Photo Editor As a young boy growing up in Arizona, I was not fond of many television shows. One show that I was emotionally invested in, however, was the phenomenon...

Staff Rants and Raves: Oscars

Staff Rants and Raves: Oscars

Rants On Viewer’s Etiquette Jake Capriotti, Photo Editor I did not know what to expect from my first Oscars party at NYU. I attended the Third North viewing with two of my friends and was excited...

Staff Rants: Super Bowl

Staff Rants: Super Bowl

On Representation Mandie Montes, Under the Arch Senior Editor I didn’t watch the Super Bowl this year because I don’t live with my superhero, sports fan dad anymore since I moved to New York...