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NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

WSN Editorial Board

April 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Despite claims that NYU is committed to diversity, statistics shared at Thursday's University Senate meeting showed that the university must work harder to diversify its faculty and administration.

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Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

WSN Editorial Board

April 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Amidst the recent rise in opioid-related deaths, sporadic opioid overdose training is not enough to combat. The university must begin educating its residential life staff on how to deal with opioid overdoses.

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Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

WSN Editorial Board

April 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

NYU has an obligation to not only alert its students of potential cyber threats, but take more serious measures to assure attacks like these do not occur again.

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Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

WSN Editorial Board

March 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While many on the right have called these protests pointless and a waste of time, the decision to keep young adults covered proves that the GOP is being influenced by the pressure coming from young protestors.

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Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

WSN Editorial Board

March 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While NYU is a private institution, DeVos’ actions will affect the education system as a whole — including federal financial aid that many NYU students rely on. Therefore, it is imperative that we continue to represent reason and truth by speaking out against people like DeVos.

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John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

WSN Editorial Board

February 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION

While Sexton has been recognized for his skillful debating, free speech has never been a center of his platform, making the choice to have Sexton headline this particular event confusing. Furthermore, Sexton’s tenure at NYU was filled with inexcusable mistakes, and he should never be an honoree at this university.

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NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

WSN Editorial Board

February 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU claims that its Liberal Studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. In reality, LS plagues students with endless core classes that leave very little room for classes that do not directly count towards their major.

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NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

WSN Editorial Board

February 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

President Hamilton should publicly announce solidarity with NYUSJP. To do otherwise would entirely contradict NYU’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

WSN Editorial Board

February 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU's administration has a bad habit of reneging on its promises. Although, this trend seems less damning with minor issues, failing to live up to one's commitments on matters of import can dramatically affects students' lives.

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McInnes: You Are Not A Nazi, Please Stop Harassing Us

McInnes: You Are Not A Nazi, Please Stop Harassing Us

WSN Editorial Board

February 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Instead of picking fights with student newspapers who lack both his following and social clout by targeting detractors, McInnes would be better off defending himself on principle doing.

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More Police Transparency Will Do Nothing If Students Do Not Follow Through

More Police Transparency Will Do Nothing If Students Do Not Follow Through

WSN Editorial Board

February 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

As long as police across the country continue to demonstrate flagrant disregard for the lives of those they are sworn to protect, civilians should have the right to keep themselves properly informed.

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Good Samaritan Policy Isn’t Very Good

Good Samaritan Policy Isn’t Very Good

WSN Editorial Board

January 30, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

A more explicit approach, like the policies put out by Columbia and Cornell University, would create an environment that both protects the wellbeing of students and clearly defines the authority of university staff.

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