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Universities Should Require Human Development Course

Universities Should Require Human Development Course

WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

An article recently published by the New York Times found that many high school seniors identify with traditional gender roles, which could be detrimental to feminism and female empowerment. The only way to combat this mentality is to educate youth on gender and sexuality.

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Core Requirements Stifle Student Growth

Core Requirements Stifle Student Growth

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU should implement an open curriculum to rectify the rigidity of the core curriculum.

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Well-rounded curricula needed

Well-rounded curricula needed

Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

April 6, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The Core Curriculum is important for undergrads in order to prepare them for a constantly changing workforce.

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Neglecting core subjects fails students

Neglecting core subjects fails students

Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under OPINION

By negating core subjects, colleges deny students the crucial opportunity to receive a formal education in these essential areas.

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Advising, course issues arise during registration

Advising, course issues arise during registration

Marilyn La Jeunesse, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2014


Filed under NEWS

With course registration comes stress about advising, major requirements and credits. Some students have expressed frustration with the ratio of advisers to students, as well as the complications of needing a certain number of core classes. Advising While students in the Tisch School of the Arts, the...

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Science in Core Curriculum

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Science in Core Curriculum

April 4, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, OPINION

Staff Columnist Tess Woosley and Sebastian Piombo discuss the state of science education at NYU and throughout the country. Should undergraduates be able to graduate from a liberal arts institution without serious training in science? Has NYU invested enough into its science departments? The film is...

From the Emirates: Core Curriculum to be re-examined

From the Emirates: Core Curriculum to be re-examined

February 3, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Issue 26 of The Gazelle, the student publication at NYU Abu Dhabi. It has been reprinted with permission as a part of an ongoing collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN to connect our two campuses. Among the NYU Abu Dhabi community, the core curri...

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