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Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

By Lola Jusidman and Olivia Rich

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Divestment affirms and deepens the positive steps that NYU is already taking in reducing its emissions, producing important research in every discipline and educating the next generation of climate leaders. We do not accept the false dichotomy, which exists in the aforementioned article and elsewhere, between financial health and affirming what is right.

Affordability Brainstorm Hits, Misses

Affordability Brainstorm Hits, Misses

By Camille Larkins, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Here are the best 3 and worst 3 postings on NYU's Affordability Ideas website.

Most Recent Affordability Brainstorm Draws More Students

Most Recent Affordability Brainstorm Draws More Students

By Kyle Sturmann, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under News, NYU, University News

President Hamilton talked college affordability with NYU students during his second public forum.

Hamilton Needs a Better Party Planner

Hamilton Needs a Better Party Planner

By WSN Editorial Board

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Students must do everything possible in order to secure a more desirable affordability plan, including promoting the talks with President Hamilton.

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

By John Beckman

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In spite of our small per-student endowment, NYU has managed to improve its academic programs, reputation and ranking; substantially increase scholarship aid; and take some important initial steps toward improving affordability.

Scarce Student Turnout at Hamilton’s Public Affordability Discussion

Scarce Student Turnout at Hamilton’s Public Affordability Discussion

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

President Hamilton's affordability talk received little reaction from students.

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.

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The minimum wage increase to $15 per hour is announced to only work with Campus Cash.

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.

Here’s What You Missed in March

Here’s What You Missed in March

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Top 5 March news coverage from WSN.

NYU Reacts: Student Minimum Wage Raised to $15

NYU Reacts: Student Minimum Wage Raised to $15

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

President Hamilton announced the new $15 per hour minimum wage for student workers with NYU jobs.

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.

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