Washington Square News

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

By WSN Editorial Board

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Without intellect and rationality, practical skills are not enough to secure a position in the job market.

White Men Win Nobel Prize Again

White Men Win Nobel Prize Again

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When I look at the list of 2017 laureates, I do not feel inspired. I, a woman, am less likely to be recognized for my efforts in academics than a man.

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

By WSN Editorial Board

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Universities should not silence professors—or encourage their silence. To continue being symbols of academic encouragement, they must welcome discussions, instead of reprehending them—and this expands to the professors.

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

PhD programs at universities must embrace the concept of graduate students finding jobs outside of academia in order to better prepare them for the job market.

Panel explores women in academia

By Ilana Berger, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Law hosted a panel to discuss the role of women in academia.

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

November 19, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In 1897, Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal published an essay titled “Diseases of the Will,” in which he described a set of virtual illnesses that hit 19th century scientists, turning them into contemplators, bibliophiles, theorists and other caricatures. A little over a decade into the...