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State Schools Must Serve State Students

State Schools Must Serve State Students

By WSN Editorial Board

February 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

State universities need to remember the importance of the affordable education that they are meant to provide -- not just on paper, but in practice as well.

Students set standard for leggings as pants

Students set standard for leggings as pants

By Sophie Lewis, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

In a famous “Gossip Girl” scene, Blair Waldorf once said, “Tights are not pants.” Since then, people want to know if leggings truly fit into the classification of pants.

Balanced sleeping schedule critical for students

Balanced sleeping schedule critical for students

By Matthew Tessler, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Suspend late-night study sessions, close Netflix and go to sleep — your mind and body will be grateful.

Students must fight partisanship by voting

Students must fight partisanship by voting

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Young Americans’ activism to promote civic engagement demonstrates that students can empower themselves through the political process.

Mental illness stigmatization hurts students

Mental illness stigmatization hurts students

By Zahra Haque, Contributing Columnist

September 25, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Eliminating stigmas surrounding mental illness can encourage college students to seek help if they need it.

Christina’s Case: Elizabeth Warren leads student loan reform effort

Christina’s Case: Elizabeth Warren leads student loan reform effort

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 28, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The student loan bubble is beginning to burst, necessitating solutions to the $1.2 trillion crisis and 40 million indebted Americans. Nearly tripling between 2004 and 2012, research shows that student loan debt is the only form of consumer debt that has increased since the 2008 peak, with balances...

Students plan Honda ad campaign

Students plan Honda ad campaign

April 18, 2013


Filed under Features

A group of NYU students chose Finding the Perfect Match as the theme for the 2013 Honda Civic. The students, collectively known as the Washington Square Group, were asked to design an advertising campaign for the car back in February in an advertising management course with merchants council professor...

Students disrespect professors by ditching class early

Students disrespect professors by ditching class early

November 19, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

We can all agree that lectures can be a little boring. It can be especially hard to pay attention when the professor is soft-spoken or continues talking after class time has ended. I know many students agree with me because, lately, I have often seen my classmates get up and leave class before the professor...