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Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor
May 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS

For Global Liberal Studies students, the commencement ceremony on Tuesday was not a commencement at all — rather a continuation of the brave and ambitious work they already began during their studies at NYU.

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Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Natasha Roy, News Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

When I committed to NYU around this time last year, I went against everything I had been saying to myself throughout senior year of high school — that I wanted to go to a university in a small college town that had a campus, a football team to rally around and a community practically built into the...

LS Continues Search for New Dean – With a Twist

LS Continues Search for New Dean – With a Twist

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under NEWS, NYU, University News

The search for the new LS Dean after current Dean Fred Schwarzbach stepped down in September 2016 has been whittled down to three candidates. The search process has increasingly sought student input for a more inclusive approach.

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Liberal Studies Through the Eyes of the Students

Liberal Studies Through the Eyes of the Students

Polina Buchak, Multimedia Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

There has been some debate over whether NYU's Liberal and Global Studies Programs are limiting or beneficial to students. The general consensus is that the programs have both strengths and weakness.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

LS Student Council
February 27, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The Liberal Studies Student Council argues that NYU's Liberal Studies program does in fact prepare students for their majors and their future careers, while also providing them with a thorough liberal arts education.

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How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director
February 23, 2017
Filed under Housing

There are so many fun and creative ways to decorate a dorm room, but depending on which school you’re in, you may favor certain decorations over others. While command hooks and tape are advised against, divots in the wall from these decorations can be easily fixed by stuffing toilet paper in the holes...

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

WSN Editorial Board
February 15, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU claims that its Liberal Studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. In reality, LS plagues students with endless core classes that leave very little room for classes that do not directly count towards their major.

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Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Michael Rectenwald
February 6, 2017
Filed under OPINION

In response to the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workforce, NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald explains why the Social Justice Warrior ideology should be expunged, both within the university and beyond it.

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Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

Ali Webb, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Safety pins as symbols of solidarity have made its way on to the clothes of NYU students.

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Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

Michael Rectenwald, known as "Deplorable NYU Professor," has been given full professorship.

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University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

The controversy between NYU and Michael Rectenwald, better known by his Twitter alias Deplorable NYU Prof continues after his Washington Post op-ed.

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Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

WSN Editorial Board
October 31, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Rectenwald’s conduct was inappropriate, but the school’s rash decision to put him on ice has potentially far-reaching consequences.

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