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Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In order for American students to remain cultured in an increasingly interconnected world, the U.S. needs to take pro-active measures to increase the foreign language literacy of students. If we do not act fast, we will simply be left behind.

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‘Raw’ Gnaws Through Expectations of Female Sexuality

‘Raw’ Gnaws Through Expectations of Female Sexuality

Sydney Rappis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Finally, a movie about cannibalism and freshmen hazing that is about neither of those things — "Raw" brings female desire to the forefront of the conversation in the most exaggerated way possible, so even the most reticent will catch the hints.

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Transferring Into the Team

Transferring Into the Team

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Transferring to NYU can be hard, but adding an athletic aspect can be even harder.

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Senior House

Senior House

Sierra Jackson, Co-Managing Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Undergraduate Seniors Estimated yearly cost: $13,048 – $15,884 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 10-15 minute walk to WSP, 20-25 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: F, L, M, N, Q, R, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Shuttle: Yes With its exposed-brick walls, modern ...

Lafayette Hall

Lafayette Hall

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Upperclassmen Estimated yearly cost: $11,052 – $18,494 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 20 minute walk to WSP, 20 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: 1, 6, A, C, E, N, Q, R, W, J, Z Shuttle: Yes Lafayette Hall tends to get an unfair reputation as an undesirable loca...

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Performance, Theater

"Exposed" is a new play based on the true story of Mariam Weeks, the Duke University Freshman who took on a porn star persona to pay her college tuition.

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Money Hacks for the Thrifty Violet

Money Hacks for the Thrifty Violet

Kalkidan Tadese, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

College is expensive, and living in the city is too. But being an NYU student allows you to take advantage of multiple discounts.

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Dude, Where’s My Grade?

Dude, Where’s My Grade?

Andrew Heying, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

While college grading is obviously completely different, knowing where a student stands is still extremely important for their learning process.

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Redefining Dropouts from NYU

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

While NYU students flock to NYU from all corners of the world, they also leave for a myriad of reasons, from financial constraints to pursuing other life objectives. WSN reached out to three former NYU students now located all around the globe to learn about their new trajectories. Karla Leon ...

Love, Sex and All the Rest: How Much Sex is Too Much Sex?

Love, Sex and All the Rest: How Much Sex is Too Much Sex?

October 6, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

In such a competitive, power-hungry society, our lifestyles seem to be more inspired by expressions such as “the more, the better” than by any banal platitudes on balance that we pretend to believe during our 7 p.m. yoga class. From the variety of descriptive adjectives on your resume to the amount of...

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 23, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.

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Coding Proficiency Is the New Literacy

Coding Proficiency Is the New Literacy

Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Everyone should take the opportunity to learn how to code if they can.

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