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Free Tuition At Public Colleges Should Help With NYU’s Affordability

Free Tuition At Public Colleges Should Help With NYU’s Affordability

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, despite all the criticism, for those of us who go to school at NYU, the response should be overwhelmingly positive.

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

By Debra Lamorte

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The fact is, not all situations are analogous, the CUNY situation cited in the editorial is not analogous to NYU.

Tracking Donor Money Is Too Hard

Tracking Donor Money Is Too Hard

By WSN Editorial Board

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The lack of transparency about the use of donor money is troubling to students who are already strapped for cash.

CUNY Cuts Endanger Public Education

CUNY Cuts Endanger Public Education

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Cuomo’s claim that reduced State funding “won’t cost New York City a penny” is patently absurd. Under the guise of cost-saving, Albany is trying to shift education costs from its budget onto the city and students who can least afford it.

Men’s soccer holds on to perfect streak

Men’s soccer holds on to perfect streak

By Kyle Luther, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

The men's soccer team dominated City College of New York in a 4-0 rout.

Proposed bill plans paid state tuition

Proposed bill plans paid state tuition

By Ann Schmidt and Kavish Harjai

March 4, 2014


Filed under News

New York state schools may be tuition-free for in-state students in the future. Assemblyman James Skoufis from New York Assembly District 99 is promoting his proposal to make CUNY and SUNY schools free for in-state students. If the bill, introduced in late January, passes, it would be the only st...

On the Wire

On the Wire

February 28, 2014


Filed under News

Playing Catch Up Ken Langone is hosting campaign fundraisers for congressmen who helped pass a bill last year that appropriated a large sum of money to NYU Langone Medical Center for post-hurricane disaster aid. NYU's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research conducted a study that found the majority of hi...

On the Wire

On the Wire

February 13, 2014


Filed under News

Playing Catch Up Ann Kurth, from the College of Nursing, was appointed member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Feb. 7. On Feb. 11, Master's Candidates Meghan Mulgrew and Josue Zarate received the Douglas Elliman Scholarships as part of the Schack Institute of Real Estate program in th...

Letter to the editor: NYU students should support CUNY protests

Letter to the editor: NYU students should support CUNY protests

December 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week, WSN asked me to explain why I participated in the March on the CUNY Machine. Alas, my response didn't make it into the following day's coverage. So, here it is in full: a case for why we are all cogs in the machine — or why the struggle at the City University of New York is relevant to students at NYU, and why more o...

CUNY faculty, students community protest policy

CUNY faculty, students community protest policy

November 26, 2013


Filed under News

Protesters gathered outside Baruch College, one of 10 schools in the City University of New York system, to speak out about the right to protest, Gen. David Petraeus’ visiting professorship and the shutdown of a student and community center in Nov. 25. The primary focus of the rally was to ...