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College Early Admissions Practices Under Investigation

College Early Admissions Practices Under Investigation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In conversation with NYU students who applied Early Decision, a college admissions practice under federal investigation.

Two Student Protestors Arrested at Rave for Israel’s 70th Birthday in WSP

Two Student Protestors Arrested at Rave for Israel’s 70th Birthday in WSP

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

What started as a celebration of Israel's 70th birthday in Washington Square Park ended with the arrests of two NYU students.

Visiting Students from Puerto Rico Ask Hamilton to Extend Program

Visiting Students from Puerto Rico Ask Hamilton to Extend Program

By Natalie Chinn, Yasmin Gulec, and Pamela Jew

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University News

HMAP Students Initiative published a letter early this morning calling for President Andrew Hamilton to extend the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program for an additional semester.

Tisch Students Use Flyers to Push for Course Addition

Tisch Students Use Flyers to Push for Course Addition

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, University News

After 47 Tisch students were not admitted into a senior filmmaking class, Film & TV junior Greyson Horst created a flyer voicing students' grievances.

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

By Alex Domb and Yasmin Gulec

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Liberal Studies Professor J. Ward Regan no longer has teaching responsibilities at NYU after news emerged of sexual relations he had with a 15-year-old student in a class he was teaching in the early 1990s.

Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Tensions between pro-Israel and anti-Israel groups on campus have escalated following the growth of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement and pro-Israel groups' petition opposing it.

NYU to Open Center for Environmental and Animal Protection

NYU to Open Center for Environmental and Animal Protection

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU will launch a Center for Environmental and Animal Protection in fall 2018.

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.

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.

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.

Staff Member Receives Harassing Phone Call at 4:20 p.m.

Staff Member Receives Harassing Phone Call at 4:20 p.m.

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News, University News

A list of crimes reported to Public Safety from April 18 to 20.

Professors Work to Develop 5G Wireless Testbed

Professors Work to Develop 5G Wireless Testbed

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Three professors from the Tandon School of Engineering are part of a team working on a testbed of 5G wireless networks.

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