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17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, [email protected] Survey Reveals

17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, Being@NYU Survey Reveals

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU released preliminary results for its widely promoted [email protected] survey, a campus-wide initiative taken in the Fall 2017 semester.

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

Flavor and Festivity in Midtown’s Newest Addition: Boqueria

Flavor and Festivity in Midtown’s Newest Addition: Boqueria

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Introduce yourself to the vibrant Spanish cuisine at Boqueria's newest location in Midtown.

An Already Digitized Weed Culture Reckons With Possible Legalization

An Already Digitized Weed Culture Reckons With Possible Legalization

By Jonah Inserra, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Professor Mark Kleiman wrote an op-ed in Vox last week that sparks the debate over weed legalization being the cure-all for addiction.

Staff Rants: MTA, Sophomore Year and Laurie Metcalf

Staff Rants: MTA, Sophomore Year and Laurie Metcalf

By WSN Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

This week on staff rants, Tom is angry about MTA fares, Natasha feels stuck in a sophomore slump and Ryan is passionate about Laurie Metcalf and how the world has underrated her.

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

NYU Opinions on Facebook User-Data Controversy

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, University News

WSN looks into students' opinions on Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data collection scandal.

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hasan Minhaj sat down with Wajahat Ali at the PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss comedy and being Muslim in the era of President Donald Trump.

The Importance of Eating Local

The Importance of Eating Local

By Anah Oozeerally, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Is it really worth it to pick local produce? We have farmers and students share their thoughts on thinking twice about picking big brand names over locally-owned businesses.

Elitist Policies Surrounding Stern

Elitist Policies Surrounding Stern

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Elitism in the Stern School of Business should not be ignored. This attitude allows for toxic superiority culture.