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Abi Rivera

Abi Rivera, Deputy Opinion Editor

Abi Rivera is a sophomore studying environmental studies. She loves being a New Yorker and her dog Sparky. If you see her on campus, she's probably on her way to a dining hall.

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Staff Rants: Midterms and midterms

It’s the middle of the term! The WSN staff offers our thoughts on our exam-packed weeks and the ongoing congressional election season.
Oct 24, 2022

On unoriginality: It’s really unoriginal of NYU to hold midterm exams during the midterm elections. As an academic institution that discourages plagiarism, it shouldn’t steal...

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Opinion: You need to be around more trees

This semester, it's time to seek out more parks and green spaces in New York City.
Sep 8, 2022

Being in nature is linked to improved health. According to the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation, “Spending time around trees and looking at trees reduces...