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Food & Fun Guide 2018

Food & Fun Guide 2018

By WSN Staff

August 26, 2018


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

As upperclassmen and first-years slowly migrate into their new or familiar NYU stomping grounds, we wanted to give you a guide to start off your new semester of discovering, eating and experiencing your way through New York. Because even if you’re a super senior, grew up in New York or devoured the...

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

By Alex Domb, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A former NYU graduate student sues the school after accusing his professor of sexual misconduct.

NYU Professor and Feminist Scholar Found Responsible for Inappropriate Physical Contact, Sexual Texting

NYU Professor and Feminist Scholar Found Responsible for Inappropriate Physical Contact, Sexual Texting

By Jemima McEvoy, Sayer Devlin, and Kristina Hayhurst

August 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

Professor of German and Comparitive Literature Avital Ronell has been suspended for the upcoming academic year because of "inappropriate physical contact" and sending sexual texts to a former graduate student.

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

August 3, 2018


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

NYU prevailed in a lawsuit brought forth in March by a group of employees claiming the university mishandled faculty retirement plans.

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

July 26, 2018


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

NYU’s Board of Trustees voted down three resolutions written by three different University Senate councils which would have placed students and faculty members on the Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the university on Tuesday. Instead, the board has promised a laundry list of other initiatives which it believes will be “a far more effective way to take account of the wide var...

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, Under the Arch

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...

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