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More Welcome, Less Weak

More Welcome, Less Weak

By WSN Editorial Board

September 4, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Editorial Board discusses why clubs and student-organized events are the most crucial aspects of Welcome Week and building a community at NYU.

The Destruction of a Black New York Community

The Destruction of a Black New York Community

By Tianne Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Appreciating different cultures is not enough. We must try to understand the hardships of oppressed cultures in order to move toward social justice.

Overheard: Humor Sans Context

Overheard: Humor Sans Context

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The "Overheard at NYU" Facebook group was started this September and already has over 1,000 members. The group allows students to post quotes heard around campus with little to no context.

The Religion Issue

The Religion Issue

By Natasha Roy and Abbey Wilson

October 23, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Religion is a major part of everyday life for many people. In the Religion Issue, we look at different ways religious life affects students at NYU.

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

The Importance of Student Leadership

The Importance of Student Leadership

By Shraddha Bhavesh Jajal, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The best way for everyone to have a voice is to bridge the gap between student government and the student body.

NYU is No Place for White Nationalists’ Propaganda

NYU is No Place for White Nationalists’ Propaganda

By Kaitlynn Keller, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students must fight to assure that NYU will continue to not tolerate white supremacy on campus or be a safe space for Nazis or white supremacists.

International Safe Space Opens in Kimmel

International Safe Space Opens in Kimmel

By Adriana Tapia, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A space for the NYU international community just opened in Kimmel.

The Community Service Issue

The Community Service Issue

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Special Issues, Top Story

Before I came to NYU, I remember hearing about students and alumni and their achievements. One Tisch alum wins an Oscar. A Gallatin student has a published book and is working on her second. Some Stern students' startups have effectively impacted the local community. It is clear that ambition runs in...

Lacrosse Is Committed but Lax

Lacrosse Is Committed but Lax

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NYU is home to many club sports in addition to its myriad of NCAA DIII contingents. Here is a look at the women's club lacrosse team.

Affordability Steering Committee Partners With iGrad

Affordability Steering Committee Partners With iGrad

By Lorenzo Gazzola, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under News

NYU's Affordability Steering Committee announced that NYU will be partnering with iGrad, an online service that educates its users on managing their personal and college-related finances.

The World According to Rachel: On Community

The World According to Rachel: On Community

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features

Senior editor Rachel Ruecker discusses the complexities of finding community while studying in New York.

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