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NYU Athletes — the Funniest Comedy Troupe You’ve Never Heard Of

NYU Athletes — the Funniest Comedy Troupe You’ve Never Heard Of

By Aud Del Rey, Chairman of the Hooligans

April 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU's latest comedy troupe dresses in sports gear, uses sports equipment and plays sports.

What’s Up With That?

What’s Up With That?

By WSN Editorial Board

April 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sometimes, you just have to take a step back and look at the issues, you know? The real important stuff. We get wrapped up in our daily minutia so much, we forget sometimes that there’s a big world with big problems that need big solving.

Mayor Bloomberg wants college students to keep their hands out of cookie jars

Mayor Bloomberg wants college students to keep their hands out of cookie jars

April 1, 2013


Filed under News

  New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his latest health campaign targeting the notorious freshman 15 weight gain among college students. The new legislation will restrict operating hours of Insomnia Cookies — a popular source of late-night snacking among NYU students — a...

Special Issue: April 1 2013

Special Issue: April 1 2013

April 1, 2013


Filed under Special Editions

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Sexton replaces Leno on ‘Tonight Show’

Sexton replaces Leno on ‘Tonight Show’

April 1, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  NYU President John Sexton has been selected from a highly competitive field of candidates to replace Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show,” NBC announced today. “The problem with Leno is that much of America sees him as a conceited and rapidly aging irrelevant celebrity who is costing f...

Tisch waltzes through no-confidence discussions

Tisch waltzes through no-confidence discussions

April 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Graphic by Beyoncé Knowles/WSN The Tisch School of the Arts is preparing to hold a vote of no confidence for current NYU President John Sexton. The vote of no confidence already passed in the College of Arts and Science. While CAS may have used an e-ballot system to ensure a systematic and secure ...

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April 1, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Tyler Perry’s new film, “Tyler Perry Presents Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor,” produced by Tyler Perry, is a big joke. Audiences were shocked when the steamy, PG-13 erotic thriller promised in the film’s trailers turned out to be only 12 minutes long and consi...

Titanic reboot destined to sink

Titanic reboot destined to sink

April 1, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Audiences should prepare themselves for another trip to the Atlantic Ocean. Director James Cameron recently announced his plans to shoot a remake of his own billion-dollar grossing film “Titanic,” with “Twilight” stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the lead roles. ...

For morale boost, NYU basketball hires Harrison Ford

For morale boost, NYU basketball hires Harrison Ford

April 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

  In an effort to boost interest in its fledgling sports teams, NYU has hired actor Harrison Ford as head coach of the men’s basketball team. Ford’s experience as a coach in the movie “42” makes him an instrumental addition to the team, said dean I. Actalot of the Tisch School of th...

NYU mascots Housie, BobCat face off in skirmish

NYU mascots Housie, BobCat face off in skirmish

April 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

  In an attempt to resolve the long-standing feud between Inter-Residence Hall Council representative Housie Maguire and the sports team mascot BobCat, NYU Athletics Department director Christopher Bledsoe sponsored a triathlon to put the two to the test. This simple competition to decide ...

Class of 2017 false impressions of NYU lifestyle, decide to accept anyway

April 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

NYU sent acceptance letters to the potential members of the class of 2017 last week. The newly accepted students — among them Disney Channel stars, ruthless business impresarios and those claiming to be “the next Ang Lee or at least the next M. Night Shyamalan” — will have until May 1 to decide...

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