Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

All content by Omar Etman

Video: Op-Ed Live

February 4, 2015

Deputy Opinion Editors Tommy Collison and Matthew Tessler discuss the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and the Western media's response. This video is moderated...

The need for moderate Egyptian citizens

The need for moderate Egyptian citizens

February 4, 2015
Non-Muslim Brotherhood citizens of Egypt are in worse shape than they were before the revolution despite appearences of relative peace
Body cameras cannot fix racism

Body cameras cannot fix racism

December 4, 2014
The grand jury's failure to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner shows that body cameras may not be the perfect solution.
Common ground needed in wake of Ferguson

Common ground needed in wake of Ferguson

November 26, 2014
"So that is my advice: Find commonality with Michael Brown or Eric Garner or Trayvon Martin. Even if the association seems forced, acknowledging what is shared makes it much more difficult to ignore what is unequal. "

Video: [VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Presidential Search

November 20, 2014
Emily Bell and Kavish Harjai discuss NYU's Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees. The discussion is moderated by Omar Etman. Video produced by Christian Forte, Sam Bearzi and Shawn Paik.
Bill Simmons deserves better than ESPN

Bill Simmons deserves better than ESPN

October 20, 2014

ESPN no longer deserves Bill Simmons. The sports conglomerate, itself a subsidiary of the enormous Walt Disney Company, suspended Simmons last month for a comment he made during...

American dietary guidelines must be updated

American dietary guidelines must be updated

September 22, 2014
Government-run health organizations should take on recent dietary studies in order to improve nutritional recommendations.

Video: [VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Scottish Referendum

September 19, 2014

Contributing columnist  Séamus McGuigan discuss Scotland's independence referendum that took place Sept. 18. The video is moderated by Deputy Editor Omar Etman. It is filmed...

Economic diversity needed in NYC buildings

Economic diversity needed in NYC buildings

September 15, 2014
It is up to New Yorkers to affirm their commitment to economic diversity in housing.