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The Soapbox: Gambling in the UAE, women’s soccer coach fired in Spain, ban on misleading meat labels in France

The Soapbox is a weekly column by WSN covering major news developments at NYU’s campuses and study away sites abroad. Global consciousness for a global university.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor September 8, 2023

In the United Arab Emirates, government announces gambling agency  The UAE recently announced the General Commercial Gaming Regulatory Authority, an agency that could potentially...

A woman wearing an orange dress sits in a sofa chair on stage in front of a gray backdrop with smudged square patterns on it.

Q&A: Marjan Neshat on ‘Sandra’ and her Iranian identity

The Iranian actress discusses preparing for the one-woman play, and channeling her heritage while performing.
Roksaneh Salartash, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

A spotlight illuminated the Union Square’s Vineyard Theatre stage, revealing only an actress and a single chair. Marjan Neshat is the star of “Sandra,” a one-woman thriller...

A crowd of people outside of The New York Times building holding signs that read “New York Times Walks Out.” The crowd is facing a speaker at a podium.

In photos: Journalists of The New York Times stage a walkout

New York Times employees went on a 24-hour strike on Dec. 8 after unsuccessful contract negotiations with the publication’s management.
Manasa Gudavalli, Editor at-Large December 9, 2022

Inside a NYC polling site is a red Vote NYC sign in the foreground and a polling booth in the background.

Dan Goldman wins hotly contested NY-10 primary

A look into how the former federal prosecutor’s policies on student loan debt, public safety and climate change may affect NYU students as he advances to the November congressional election.
Lauren Ashe and Carmo Moniz August 25, 2022

Former federal prosecutor Dan Goldman won yesterday’s Democratic primary congressional election in New York’s 10th District, which encompasses Greenwich Village, SoHo, the...

Wordle is the latest word puzzle game to go viral on social media. It was acquired by The New York Times Company last week. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

Opinion: Unity is what makes Wordle special

The viral daily word game slows us down and brings us together. That force for unification should be more appreciated.
Alexandra Cohen, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2022

My roommate and I often find ourselves awake at midnight — we’re college students with heavy workloads and a healthy amount of insomnia. Midnight symbolizes a new day, a satisfying...

On Nov. 16, over 100 New York Times employees and supporters protested outside of the company’s Manhattan headquarters. They rallied against the company’s alleged union busting and contract delays. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

New York Times employees protest alleged anti-worker policies

Members of three New York Times unions rallied outside of the company’s Manhattan headquarters to challenge alleged anti-union tactics and delayed contracts.
Gianna Jirak, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

More than 100 employees of The New York Times and their supporters gathered outside of the company’s headquarters in midtown Manhattan for a rally on Tuesday, Nov. 16, to protest...

NYU’s inadequate quarantine meals gained some internet notoriety especially on video platform TikTok over the last 14 days. Students reflect on their experiences with viral video and news reports and find a silver lining from the chaos. (Photo by Cristina Diaz)

NYU Quarantine Meals Leave Students With a Taste of TikTok Fame

After NYU’s quarantine meal service proved to be insufficient, inconsistent and often inedible, students quickly learned that the less food they received, the more TikTok followers they gained. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, some students have found a silver lining in their newfound fame.
Divya Nelakonda, Beauty & Style Editor September 2, 2020

Just days into the mandatory 14-day quarantine, NYU students were served the now-infamous watermelon chicken salad. The strange combination was one of several poorly executed meals...

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

College of Arts and Science sophomore Eni Owoeye fosters change and environmental stewardship by making environmental education accessible for all.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Senior Reporter December 5, 2019

Eni Owoeye and I met last spring semester when we both ended up in Professor Robin Nagle’s Environment & Society class, one of the introductory courses for the environmental...

Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta who spoke out against actor Nana Patekar, helping to kickstart the #MeToo movement in India. (via

Indian Cinema’s #MeToo Moment

Elizabeth Crawford, Staff Writer December 5, 2018
#MeToo has bled across oceans and is now gaining traction in India’s film industry.
A recreation of the poster held by Steinhardt senior August at a recent trans rights protest. (Photo Illustration by Tony Wu and Rachel Buigas-Lopez)

Trans Students Can’t Be Defined, Despite the Memo

The recent government memo regarding how gender should be officially described proposes a strictly biological definition.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Staff Writer November 12, 2018

Sweating and panting from a rehearsal with his dance crew, Keith walked over to his bag to dig out his phone. He had a five-minute break to check if he had missed anything from...

Gallatin Business Club’s Women in Business panel.

A Woman’s Place Is at the Top

Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor March 19, 2018
A Gallatin alum and the Gallatin Business Club teamed up for the Women’s Professional Leadership Panel, which showcased six women succeeding up in the ranks of their respective fields.
In Support of Michelle Jones

In Support of Michelle Jones

WSN Editorial Board September 18, 2017
While the presence of someone who was convicted of such a gruesome crime may make some students feel uneasy, Jones served her time and undoubtedly deserves to be at NYU.