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NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

By Natalie Chinn and Yasmin Gulec

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

President Andrew Hamilton responded to HMAP Students Initiative's request to continue HMAP for an additional semester.

Visiting Students from Puerto Rico Ask Hamilton to Extend Program

Visiting Students from Puerto Rico Ask Hamilton to Extend Program

By Natalie Chinn, Yasmin Gulec, and Pamela Jew

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University News

HMAP Students Initiative published a letter early this morning calling for President Andrew Hamilton to extend the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program for an additional semester.

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under NYU, Top Stories, University News

92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

By WSN Editorial Board

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Victor Wu This past week has been a whirlwind for members of the student groups, NYU Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest, who have made headlines with their week of activism. Whether it is shouted in the new Bonomi Family Admissions Center or from the steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life, t...

NYU Leads March for Science

NYU Leads March for Science

By Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This year, NYU is organizing the March for Science New York, which will take place on April 14.

How My Andrew Hamilton Conspiracy Theory Fell Apart

How My Andrew Hamilton Conspiracy Theory Fell Apart

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Read about how WSN's editor-in-chief's life fell apart as she fell down the rabbit hole of an Andrew Hamilton conspiracy.

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied the first floor of the Bonomi Family Admissions Center on Monday.

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

WSN attends the University Senate meeting that occurred on Feb. 15.

New Scholarships Bring Hope

New Scholarships Bring Hope

By 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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