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Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Both student groups and the university aim to educate students minimize drug abuse.

Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Safe Ride, NYU's free night time transportation service, faces much grumbling, but Assistant Director for Transportation Services Greg Rivas discusses the improvements they plan to make.

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU began their search for a Chief Diversity Officer.

Upcoming Pennsylvania Faculty Walkout is Troublesome

Upcoming Pennsylvania Faculty Walkout is Troublesome

By WSN Editorial Board

October 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The walk-out planned by the faculty members of Pennsylvanian universities is reflective of a dangerous viewpoint that holds contract details in a higher regard than delivering a quality education.

Leadership Conference to Discuss Women of Color in Higher Education

Leadership Conference to Discuss Women of Color in Higher Education

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN examines the female leadership at NYU and breaks down the race within the women who have held these position.

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition won a recorded meeting with Common Application CEO Paul Mott for this coming Tuesday.

The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz, News Editors

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

WSN breaks down the "ban the box" movement and why the Incarceration to Education Coalition advocates for the removal of the box from NYU's Common Application.

Top 8 stories from fall semester

By News Team

December 7, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A look back at this semester's top news stories including a powerful conversation on diversity, the discovery of a burial vault on campus, and a shocking donation.

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Mayor de Blasio makes an effort to provide affordable housing to residents.

Student papers foster discussion

Student papers foster discussion

By WSN Editorial Board

January 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Student newspapers provide a discussion forum for the campus.

University shuts down, villagers pose threat

University shuts down, villagers pose threat

October 31, 2013


Filed under News

NYU announced it is completely shutting down effective Oct. 31 because the collective debt of the university’s students has crossed the $1 billion threshold. Administrators and faculty will meet this afternoon to discuss how to curb student debt and reopen the university. This comes at a time of...

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