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Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.

NYU Accelerate Not Viable Solution

NYU Accelerate Not Viable Solution

By WSN Editorial Board

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the effort to increase affordability is certainly appreciated, if it is to be done successfully it should provide students an equal opportunity to achieve an NYU education, not grant that privilege only to well-off students.

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.

A Senior Citizen As Your New Roommate

A Senior Citizen As Your New Roommate

By Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

As part of its plan to make NYU more affordable, the Affordability Steering Committee plans to match students with senior citizens who have a spare bedroom by the fall of 2017.

Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

By Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The class of 2020 is hopeful that President Hamilton's new affordability initiatives will decrease the burden of NYU's tuition.

University’s Wage Raises Have to Come From Somewhere

University’s Wage Raises Have to Come From Somewhere

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Though the measures are undoubtedly a boon for student workers, we must all keep in mind that there is no such thing as a free lunch.

Ask NYU For Change and You Shall Receive — Maybe

Ask NYU For Change and You Shall Receive — Maybe

By WSN Editorial Board

March 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The open suggestion box is a critical next step, not only for Hamilton’s affordability mission, but also his ongoing efforts to create a more transparent administration. But it remains to be seen how well the administration will respond.

Committee Offers Progress, Scapegoat

Committee Offers Progress, Scapegoat

By WSN Editorial Board

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Without clear accountability or parameters, the committee is at risk of being used as a scapegoat, to offer the administration plausible deniability.