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Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Heightened diversity advances the agenda of diversity repeatedly set out by Hamilton upon taking office at the beginning of 2016. This publication has been somewhat critical of Hamilton due to a lack of significant tangible actions to truly advance diversity, but this week’s news is an excellent step in the right direction.

NYU Law Textbooks Should Go Digital

NYU Law Textbooks Should Go Digital

By Sam Chaddha, Guest Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

No student is realistically arguing that we do away completely with casebooks. However, some alternatives can be suggested that are already in place for some subjects, but not for all across the board.

New Affordability Programs Aim to Speed Students Through College

New Affordability Programs Aim to Speed Students Through College

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Hamilton releases NYU Accelerate, a plan to graduate faster with less student debt. Students are concerned that the program will not achieve long-term affordability.

President Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You

President Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You

By WSN Editorial Board

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Rather than commit simply to abstract ideas like affordability and diversity, where it is difficult to gauge success, Hamilton ought to set up more easily achievable benchmarks so that the NYU community can watch the progress as it happens.

What Happened to NYU’s Affordability Ideas Website?

What Happened to NYU’s Affordability Ideas Website?

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's affordability steering committee has a public forum in which students, faculty and staff can pitch ideas to make NYU more affordable.

Nationwide Tuition Hikes Are the Spookiest News of All

Nationwide Tuition Hikes Are the Spookiest News of All

By WSN Editorial Board

October 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The recent nationwide increase in college tuition does not bode well for future students and their families.

Hamilton’s Afternoon Tea Talking Points

Hamilton’s Afternoon Tea Talking Points

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton hosted a town hall over tea to discuss affordability and answer student questions.