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Staff Rants

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Staff Rants: The end of the semester

From existential questions to never-ending homework, our staff has a lot to say in the last Staff Rants of the semester.

On leaving Ashley Wu — Editor-in-Chief I didn't know I'd be graduating this semester. It came as a bit of a surprise. After scheduling a meeting with my counselor,...

Staff Rants: The holidays

Staff Rants: The holidays

From eggnog to Christian hegemony, our staff has a lot to say about the holiday season.

On “merry Christmas” Max Tiefer, Copy Chief It's the start of another holiday season and with it another year of adjectival inequality. Brace yourself for "merry...

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Staff Rants: NYU stereotypes

From Tisch film bros to trust fund babies, our staff has a lot to say about NYU stereotypes and their purveyors.

On nepotism Tisch: A school half-comprised of pure talent and half-comprised of nepotism and too much daddy’s money. Srishti Bungle — Deputy Opinion Editor On making...

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Staff Rants: The Mario movie

Here are our thoughts on the Mario movie. Enjoy!

On Chris Pratt I will be using my Italian American privilege here to say that Chris Pratt will pay for his crimes. Jake Capriotti — Photo Editor   On celebrity...

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Staff Rants: Met Gala 2021

Here are our thoughts on the Met Gala from this past weekend. Enjoy!

On boring outfits I did research, but unfortunately there was no American fashion backstory behind the plain mini black-and-white dress for the Met. Rosé pulled up in a Saint...

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Staff Rants: The Oscars

This week, we're here to voice our opinion on this year's 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...

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Staff rants: spring break

Here are our thoughts on the "spring break" this weekend. We hope you enjoy reading them!

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,...

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Staff Rants and Raves: Vaccines

With New York residents getting vaccinated, we'd figure that we should share our opinions on vaccines in general.

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...

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We’re Resigning from WSN. Here’s Why.

We are now publicizing the grievances that led us all to this decision.
WSN Staff Sep 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...

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Staff Rants and Raves: The Emmys

From Bad Bunny to COVID-19 precautions, our staff has a lot of thoughts on 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...

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Staff Rants: Parties

From tailgates to sobriety, our staff has a lot of opinions on 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...

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Staff Rants: Back To School

From the big workload to Zoom complaints, our staff has a lot of feelings about the first week of classes.

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...

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