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Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

WSN Staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

New York City has no shortage of things to see and do. When you go to school here, the plethora of possibility can even — and sometimes often — feel overwhelming. So here are some things our staff think no New York collegiate experience would be complete without, to help narrow your focus and get ...

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Alice Li, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Before moving to New York, many NYU students are inclined to believe that it is possible to find peace and quiet in the City that never sleeps. Contrary to what movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s depict, it is impossible to take a quiet solitary walk down Fifth Avenue.

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What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

NYU's live hawk cam recently captured the first of three eggs hatching in the nest that has long rested outside President Andrew Hamilton's window.

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Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Lady Gaga revealed today that her song LoveGame was inspired by a missed connection with a gorgeous person in Bobst.

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Washington Square Village

Washington Square Village

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Housing

Residency: Graduate, Faculty, Staff, Community Members Estimated yearly cost: $21,112 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 5 minute walk to WSP, 15-20 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: A, C, E, F, M, N, R, 6 Shuttle: Yes Washington Square Village is perfectly located for stude...

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?

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Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Safe Ride, NYU's free night time transportation service, faces much grumbling, but Assistant Director for Transportation Services Greg Rivas discusses the improvements they plan to make.

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This Stern Professor Wants to Make West Third Street Safer

This Stern Professor Wants to Make West Third Street Safer

Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under City News, NEWS

An NYU professor has created a petition to make West Third Street safer for pedestrians by implementing midblock crosswalks.

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Smoking Outside Bobst Doesn’t Make You Cool

Smoking Outside Bobst Doesn’t Make You Cool

Annie Cohen, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION

NYU students walking past Weinstein or Bobst should not have to continue to be confronted daily by toxic hazes of smoke as they walk to school or work.

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Top Spots to Pull Your All-Nighter

Top Spots to Pull Your All-Nighter

Ankita Bhanot, Deputy Features Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

All-nighters — they happen to the best of us. Here are some coffee shops around campus that are open late and provide a comfortable work environment.

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Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Events such as these require the community to side with the protesters and to support their efforts to sway the minds of administrators, and the least effective way to win the hearts of other outrage-prone Bobcats is to forcibly interrupt ten floors of studying students with chanting and slogans.

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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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