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NYU Tax Return Breakdown

NYU Tax Return Breakdown

Sayer Devlin and Miranda Levingston
April 18, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

WSN broke down and extrapolated the highlights of NYU's September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015 tax return to celebrate Tax Day.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU’

Letter to the Editor: ‘John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU’

John Beckman, NYU Spokesperson
February 24, 2017
Filed under OPINION

University spokesperson John Beckman responds to a recent Washington Square News editorial titled "John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU."

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John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

WSN Editorial Board
February 22, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While Sexton has been recognized for his skillful debating, free speech has never been a center of his platform, making the choice to have Sexton headline this particular event confusing. Furthermore, Sexton’s tenure at NYU was filled with inexcusable mistakes, and he should never be an honoree at this university.

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A Year In, President Hamilton Is Learning and Listening

A Year In, President Hamilton Is Learning and Listening

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

Andrew Hamilton sits down with WSN to talk about his inaugural year as the 16th president of NYU.

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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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How NYU’s Student Demographics Have Changed

How NYU’s Student Demographics Have Changed

Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor
May 2, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

If we want to measure just how NYU is changing, student demographics are the place to start.

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BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors
April 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest threatens to occupy Bobst Library until the university grants the organization a presentation before the Board of Trustees.

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Countering the Stranglehold of Boredom in Diversity Talks

Countering the Stranglehold of Boredom in Diversity Talks

Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 1, 2016
Filed under OPINION

“Dismantling the Master’s House,” by mixing mediums of entertainment and information, allows for a new approach to issues of race that is simultaneously more nuanced and more approachable.

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Hamilton Must Be More Than Just Talk

Hamilton Must Be More Than Just Talk

WSN Editorial Board
February 8, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Hamilton is hopeful, but he will need make good on his optimism for the university.

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Sexton expansion came at cost of current students

Sexton expansion came at cost of current students

Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The same ideology that enabled NYU to develop as a global force has resulted in the inability for the university to adequately provide for its current attendees.

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Was it worth it, President Sexton?

Was it worth it, President Sexton?

WSN Editorial Board
December 7, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Hamilton should refocus the university’s mission on its responsibility to the wider community and to future students, not to shareholders.

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NYU inclusion pledges are encouraging step forward

NYU inclusion pledges are encouraging step forward

WSN Editorial Board
November 30, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Though activists should absolutely ensure the university follows through on their word, change comes in small steps and the administration’s recent pledges should be seen as encouraging milestones toward progress.

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