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An All-Nighter Experiment

An All-Nighter Experiment

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As dreads and finals are approaching, many of us catch ourselves considering the idea of ditching sleep in order to get on top of our work. But, is pulling an all-nighter worth it?

NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

By Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is time for NYU to rename the Elmer Holmes Bobst library in exchange for something more reflective of the university’s stance on inclusion and diversity.

HUMOR: Cutting Through Washington Square Only ‘Sometimes’ Faster, Experts Say

HUMOR: Cutting Through Washington Square Only ‘Sometimes’ Faster, Experts Say

By Ben Eisenberg, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Columns

It just depends on where you're going really.

Sound Pollution Research Records NYU

Sound Pollution Research Records NYU

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Researchers from NYU and Ohio State are recording street traffic around NYU. Students react to questions of privacy concerns.

Crime Log: Sept. 8 to Sept. 14

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A roundup of the crimes in and around NYU's campus between Sept. 8 to Sept. 14.

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

By WSN Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

New York City has no shortage of things to see and do. When you go to school here, the plethora of possibility can even — and sometimes often — feel overwhelming. So here are some things our staff think no New York collegiate experience would be complete without, to help narrow your focus and get ...

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

By Alice Li, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Before moving to New York, many NYU students are inclined to believe that it is possible to find peace and quiet in the City that never sleeps. Contrary to what movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s depict, it is impossible to take a quiet solitary walk down Fifth Avenue.

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU's live hawk cam recently captured the first of three eggs hatching in the nest that has long rested outside President Andrew Hamilton's window.

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Lady Gaga revealed today that her song LoveGame was inspired by a missed connection with a gorgeous person in Bobst.

Washington Square Village

Washington Square Village

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Graduate, Faculty, Staff, Community Members Estimated yearly cost: $21,112 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 5 minute walk to WSP, 15-20 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: A, C, E, F, M, N, R, 6 Shuttle: Yes Washington Square Village is perfectly located for stude...

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?

Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

Shut Up and Drive: Students Complain About the Efficiency of Safe Ride

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Safe Ride, NYU's free night time transportation service, faces much grumbling, but Assistant Director for Transportation Services Greg Rivas discusses the improvements they plan to make.

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