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On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

WSN Editorial Board
November 17
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

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Millennial Homeownership is More Dream Than Reality

Millennial Homeownership is More Dream Than Reality

Richard Shu, Opinion Editor
April 28
Filed under OPINION

A spectre is haunting America — the spectre of renting.

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Student Debt Strangles Alumni and Economy

Student Debt Strangles Alumni and Economy

Phoebe, Kuo
February 29
Filed under OPINION

The United States has too long contented itself with the power of the invisible hand. But when it comes to higher education, it’s an equality problem.

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A Two-Pronged Attack on the Student Loan Crisis

A Two-Pronged Attack on the Student Loan Crisis

Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under OPINION

Student debt is a national epidemic that is crippling some of the most vulnerable members of the workforce, and it is the role of universities and government to help stem the crisis.

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Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

Katrina Wilson, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under OPINION

NYU should be able to weather the oncoming law school debt storm.

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New education secretary must address student debt crisis

New education secretary must address student debt crisis

Anand Balaji, Contributing Writer
October 13
Filed under OPINION

With Arne Duncan's resignation, the Department of Education must do more to address the growing burden of student debt, particularly by regulating student loan companies and loan contractors.

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Mirza gets financial aid after housing fight

Mirza gets financial aid after housing fight

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 28
Filed under NEWS, University News

An update on the story of Nia Mirza, who after initially being allowed to live off campus was told to move back on campus or she would face expulsion.

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Gallatin hosts student debt series

Gallatin hosts student debt series

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer
September 23
Filed under NEWS, University News

Gallatin hosted "What's the Deal With Student Debt," the first in a series of event regarding student debt.

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Affordable college may not be better

Affordable college may not be better

Akshay Prabhushankar, Contributing writer
September 17
Filed under OPINION

Higher education in the US must focus on keeping our universities competitive, maintaining their international renown.

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NYU endowment fails to meet financial needs of poorest students

NYU endowment fails to meet financial needs of poorest students

Alex Bazeley and Lexi Faunce
September 15
Filed under NEWS, University News

New data shows students from low-income families graduate from NYU saddled with huge federal loans while the university spends its billion-dollar endowment on expansion.

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Prospective students should think twice

Prospective students should think twice

Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 31
Filed under OPINION

Tuition hikes once again bring attention the sky-high costs of NYU tuition. Prospective students must take note.

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NYU fundraising, spending choices ridiculous

NYU fundraising, spending choices ridiculous

WSN Editorial Board
February 25
Filed under OPINION

Given that NYU's alumni networks consistently rank on top 10 lists of "universities with richest alumni," there's no good reason to ask current students to donate to financial aid funds (except possibly mismanagement). Also, NYUers graduate with astronomical amounts of debt.

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