Washington Square News

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

February 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Washington Square News sat down with a few members of the Incarceration to Education Coalition to discuss NYU's letter to the Common App.

NYU Calls Out Common App on Criminal Convictions Checkbox

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After student urging, NYU sent Common App a letter requesting it to research and to consider the harmful effects of marking a box signifying prior incarcerations.

Applicant Record Topped Again

Applicant Record Topped Again

By Tegan Mosugu, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A record-breaking number of students applied to NYU for the 2016 school year.