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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, Under the Arch

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...

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

By Thomas Chou and Thomas Chou

April 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Today's Front Page, Top Story, Uncategorized, Under the Arch

In the last few years, fashion has beared witness to the unprecedented growth of streetwear. A style and culture originally born on the streets, streetwear and streetstyle represent a newfound freedom in fashion that rebels against the traditional constraints of couture. 

Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


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

It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest filled the Kimmel Center for University Life staircase during Weekend on the Square to continue their ongoing protest for a town meeting with the Board of Trustees.

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After facing threat of disciplinary action, members of NYU SLAM and NYU Divest have ended their overnight occupation of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite threats of disciplinary action, members of SLAM and NYU Divest plan to demonstrate on the Kimmel steps until their demands for representation and transparency are met by administrators.

The Technology Feature

The Technology Feature

By Tom Miritello, Audio Engineer

April 9, 2018


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

As the Audio Engineer at WSN and a Music Technology student, I deal with technology a lot. I’ve been involved in New York City tech since I went to “Scratch Day,” an event for children interested in programming, when I was in fifth grade. Many years later, I’ve got the battle scars from poor...

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