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New Scholarships Bring Hope

New Scholarships Bring Hope

WSN Editorial Board

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

After continued crisis in Puerto Rico, President Andrew Hamilton announced this week that NYU will offer at least 50 scholarships to Puerto Ricans.

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NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

NYU Needs to Respond to Challenges With Increased Transparency

WSN Editorial Board

October 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU has been dealing with some of the issues arising on campus, but they aren't telling anyone about it. We need to know what is and isn't being done.

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NYU Among 800 Colleges to Urge Congressional Protection of Dreamers

NYU Among 800 Colleges to Urge Congressional Protection of Dreamers

Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU was one of 800 colleges and universities listed on an ACE letter urging Congress to protect Dreamers.

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Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

Hamilton Letter Explains University’s Position in Wake of Visa Denials

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

After weeks of silence, NYU President Andrew Hamilton responds to complaints of academic freedom violations at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

Cie Sharp, Guest Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION

I write this message to protest the hiring of former US Attorney Preet Bharara to the NYU School of Law. During the prosecution of Mitch Cohen, his business partner, Gregg Star, was given immunity by Mr. Bharara and his office. Star went on to defraud my family and myself.

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Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

WSN Editorial Board

September 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

If Hamilton truly wants to make NYU accessible to more people, he should work to lower tuition instead of focusing on obscure policies that will not really help anyone.

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Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

WSN Editorial Board

September 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While President Andrew Hamilton has made strides to make the university more affordable, the Disorientation Guide makes valid points about what more NYU has to do to increase accessibility to the university.

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Despite Current Affairs, Bigotry is Not Permitted at NYU

Despite Current Affairs, Bigotry is Not Permitted at NYU

WSN Editorial Board

August 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In response to recent political events, NYU students must speak out against bigotry.

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Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The university's 185th Commencement ceremony was as heartfelt as such a ceremony should be, but can be summed up with the "Hamilton" quote used by student speaker Roxanne Roman — "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. History is happening, and we just happen to be in the greatest city in the world."

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President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

Deanna Tran, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

President Andrew Hamilton will be among those in the NYU community at the March for Science this Saturday.

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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

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.

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Annual Tisch Gala Honors Danai Gurira, Andre Holland

Annual Tisch Gala Honors Danai Gurira, Andre Holland

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film, Theater, TOP STORIES

The 2017 Tisch Gala honoring alums Danai Gurira and Andre Holland was awash with current and former Tisch students, all gathered to celebrate and support their fellow community members.

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