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Cuomo comes to NYU, talks climate change, universities

By Maddie Norwood, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

Governor Cuomo spoke about climate change at an event at NYU on Friday evening.

McDonald’s should take a wage hike

McDonald’s should take a wage hike

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

McDonald's recent wage increases are encouraging, but not enough to increase quality of life for minimum wage workers.

Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist

April 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

To improve NY public schools, policymakers should focus on improving the socioeconomic factors that contribute to school performance, rather than cracking down on teachers.

Cuomo ethics reforms costly but worthwhile

Cuomo ethics reforms costly but worthwhile

By WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Ethics measures in recently announced NY State Cuomo budget are a welcome reform in a state plagued with corruption.

NY must raise age of criminal responsibility

NY must raise age of criminal responsibility

By Annie Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Gov. Cuomo's proposal to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 is a step in the right direction.

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on his new policy about transparency with legislators' outside income.

Heavy-handed blizzard response justified

Heavy-handed blizzard response justified

By WSN Editorial Board

January 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Reaction to blizzard justified despite underwhelming outcome.

[UPDATE] Classes after 4 p.m. today and all-day Tuesday canceled due to severe winter storm

[UPDATE] Classes after 4 p.m. today and all-day Tuesday canceled due to severe winter storm

By News Team

January 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

NYU announced this afternoon that classes after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26 will be canceled.

Cuomo victorious, re-elected as governor

Cuomo victorious, re-elected as governor

By News Desk

November 5, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of the 2014 midterm elections and the viewing parties hosted by NYU College Democrats and Republicans.

Quarantine of aid workers reprehensible

Quarantine of aid workers reprehensible

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

October 27, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In establishing their quarantine policy, Cuomo and Christie made an ill-informed choice that contradicts medical expertise.

Gun control efforts too limited in scope

Gun control efforts too limited in scope

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Gun control should extend beyond limitations on those with diagnosed mental health issues.

NY Gov. candidate talks term limits at College Republicans event

NY Gov. candidate talks term limits at College Republicans event

By Rahul Krishnamoorthy, Deputy News Editor

October 17, 2014


Filed under News

Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino spoke at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life to discuss issues relating to the upcoming election.

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