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Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Story, Uncategorized

Buckle up. "Eighth Grade" is taking us on a trip down memory lane.

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Alex Domb, Kristina Hayhurst, and Jemima McEvoy

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Story

NYU and Aramark face a five million dollar lawsuit. The suit alleges wrongful termination of an Aramark employee after February's insensitive Black History Month meal.

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By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Language is everything. It is how we comprehend concepts. It is how we communicate. It is a core part of society and its institutions. And these days, it seems that the words we use and how we use them have become more important than ever.

The Wallkill Journal: April 30

The Wallkill Journal: April 30

April 30, 2018


Filed under The Wallkill Journal, Top Stories, Top Story, Uncategorized

Dispatches From Wallkill Correctional Facility. Est. 2018. Welcome to The Wallkill Journal! This blog and the accompanying special section of the Washington Square News was created and published by individuals incarcerated at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, in collaboration with the NYU Pris...

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

By Yasmin Gulec, Natalie Chinn, and Pamela Jew

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Story

Students who came to NYU for a semester with the Hurricane Maria Assistance program reflect on their semester and talk about the upcoming storm season, Puerto Rican politics and the possibility of staying.

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.

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.

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 23, 2018


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

Muslim and black students have reported experiencing racial discrimination and Islamophobia in the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Talk of the Towns

Talk of the Towns

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

City life can be overwhelming. I’ve felt it for a while, but when I left Manhattan for Easter I realized how much of a toll it had been taking on my mind. It’s loud here, everything is constantly in motion — I needed to slow down more than I knew. Often growing up, we take our small towns for gr...

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