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Non-tenure-track faculty vying for voice in university

Non-tenure-track faculty vying for voice in university

September 30, 2013
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Approximately 100 contract faculty members, just a few in a group that represents over 50 percent of the full-time faculty members at NYU, gathered for the first time in the Frederick Loewe Theatre on Thursday night to discuss strategies for increasing their representation in the university senate. Organiz... Read more »

NYU hosts lecture for Wall Street Journal editor

NYU hosts lecture for Wall Street Journal editor

September 25, 2013
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  The two dozen audience members gathered in the conference room of 20 Cooper Square were given a peek at how America’s most revered business newspaper was adjusting to a changing landscape. During an event at NYU’s journalism school, Dow Jones editor-in-chief Gerard Baker discussed a need... Read more »

Jonathon Dornbush

Jonathon Dornbush

September 16, 2013
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Congratulations to WSN graduates

Congratulations to WSN graduates

May 25, 2013
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The last four years have passed so quickly, and many graduating seniors spent some of their time here at the offices of the Washington Square News. No matter if they were an editorial or business staff member, editor or writer, designer or photographer, they have all left their mark on our newspaper.... Read more »

WSN FRINGE highlighted in Teen Vogue

April 29, 2013
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The WSN Fringe Issue (check it out here) recently received a mention as one of the best college fashion magazines from Teen Vogue. Congratulations to: Issue editor Michelle Lim. Creative Director: Kaleel Munroe Web Managing Editor: Hanqing Chen Multimedia Editor: Rachel Kaplan... Read more »

NYU student arrested for building air rifles in dorm

NYU student arrested for building air rifles in dorm

Amy Zhang and Nicole Brown
April 23, 2013
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  CAS junior Bernard Goal was arrested by the New York Police Department on Monday night for the possession of illegal weapons. Maintenance crew members found air rifles on his bed in room 1705 of Lafayette Street residence hall on Monday and contacted NYU Public Safety. Read More ... Read more »

Boston bombings leave cities, universities shaken

Boston bombings leave cities, universities shaken

April 16, 2013
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  Universities in major U.S. cities joined authorities in a state of high alert after an explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon injured over 140 and killed 3 people yesterday afternoon. A bomb exploded near the Boylston Street finish line at approximately 2:50 p.m. yester... Read more »

Ready to roll: Interview with the organizers behind the Bobst egg hunt

Ready to roll: Interview with the organizers behind the Bobst egg hunt

April 1, 2013
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Click for more photos! NYU's first annual Bobster Egg hunt commenced. But the philanthropical organizers of the merry search have remained anonymous, promoting the event through an Facebook page and Twitter account. The event became a delightful reprieve for many students yesterday afternoon. ... Read more »

Major administrative union to hold no confidence vote

Major administrative union to hold no confidence vote

March 25, 2013
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A key union representing nearly 30 percent of NYU's non-academic staff is following the footsteps of the university’s largest college and holding a vote of no confidence on NYU President John Sexton. Rarely mentioned in the ongoing media coverage of Sexton’s presidency, the union represents 1,... Read more »

Vote of No Confidence passes against John Sexton

Vote of No Confidence passes against John Sexton

March 15, 2013
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The results of the vote of no confidence in NYU President John Sexton are in. In a press release (provided below) sent by the Faculty of Arts and Science, 569 of the 682  (83%) eligible members cast their vote. Question: “The Faculty of Arts and Science has no confidence in John Sexton’s ... Read more »

The system behind the vote

March 13, 2013
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The faculty involved in the no-confidence vote are protecting the secrecy of their ballots through digital encryption. For the first time, university faculty are using an electronic voting system known as Helios Voting to secure their ballot system. The electronic ballot was opened to 682 FAS faculty... Read more »

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