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Club Application Process Opens Doors for Few

Club Application Process Opens Doors for Few

By Fernanda Nunes, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Although NYU has a wide variety of clubs on campus, many more never become official. The notoriously hard club application process recently accepted only six clubs into the new club development program.

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Left Behind: schools ignore racial discipline disparities

Left Behind: schools ignore racial discipline disparities

By Sunny Hong, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

School boards all across the nation must focus on closing the racial discipline disparity.

Proposed standardized testing regulations are a positive step

Proposed standardized testing regulations are a positive step

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Obama's proposals for standardized testing in K-12 schools are a step in the right direction.

New education secretary must address student debt crisis

New education secretary must address student debt crisis

By Anand Balaji, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

With Arne Duncan's resignation, the Department of Education must do more to address the growing burden of student debt, particularly by regulating student loan companies and loan contractors.

New York City arts education under siege

New York City arts education under siege

April 14, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Office of the New York City Comptroller recently released a report detailing the inadequacy of arts education provided for students living in the five boroughs. The State of the Arts report included shockingly low figures for the presence of art rooms, partnerships with arts organizations and f...

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The students of EBC High School for Public Service in the Bushwick community are appalled over the state of our school lunches. Insufficient and poor quality foods are discouraging and distracting to students throughout the school day, and it seems that the issues with school lunches are citywide and...