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Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

Coleen Nguyen, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

John Sexton and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf discussed the presence of religion in higher education at last night's Fritzi Weitzmann Owens Memorial Lecture.

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Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

NYU claimed three of this year’s 23 MacArthur Fellowship recipients, also known as the “Genius Grant.” Computer Science Professor Subhash Khot, Associate Professor of Music Composition Julia Wolfe and alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins all received the honor this year for work in their respective fields.

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What Did NYU Think of the Presidential Debate?

What Did NYU Think of the Presidential Debate?

Alice Li, Contributing Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORIES

NYU Politics Society hosted a viewing party for the first presidential debate.

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Philo Could Take Netflix and Chill To a New Level

Philo Could Take Netflix and Chill To a New Level

Faith Gates, Contributing Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Students in two of NYU's residence halls experiment with Philo, a new streaming service.

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The First Presidential Debate: Live from WSN

The First Presidential Debate: Live from WSN

WSN Staff
September 26, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORIES, TOP STORY

The WSN staff shares their thoughts on the first presidential debate of 2016.

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Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Morgan Smith, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

The Adjunct Faculty Union, a group of professors comprising of over 60 percent of the working staff at NYU, has historically rallied for fair wages and benefits for its members. As President Hamilton begins his tenure, the group has even more goals to achieve and issues to address.

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Hamilton Aims High at Inauguration

Hamilton Aims High at Inauguration

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

The Adjunct Faculty Union, a group of professors comprising of over 60 percent of the working staff at NYU, has historically rallied for fair wages and benefits for its members. As President Hamilton begins his tenure, the group has even more goals to achieve and issues to address.

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Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

Fatima Mubasher, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS

At the NYU Together: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion event last Friday, Community members donned all black in commemoration for those lost at the hands of law enforcement.

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De Blasio Announces Bike Lanes Extension

De Blasio Announces Bike Lanes Extension

Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under City News, NEWS

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to extend the current bike lanes to 8th St., from Astor Place to 6th Ave on Sept. 13. Many NYU students believe that biking, skateboarding and skating save both time and money compared to traveling by subway, cab or bus.

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NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

NYU SLAM held a protest outside of Bobst, eventually migrating to the 12th floor, to petition the University to include a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Changing Diversity at NYU

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Changing Diversity at NYU

Mona Chen, Contributing Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS

As the soon-to-be inaugurated President Hamilton pledges to increase diversity on campus, WSN looks at how diverse students, faculty and administrators at NYU really are.

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