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Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

Frats Banning Alcohol Won’t Stop Its Abuse

By WSN Editorial Board

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

The WSN Editorial Board reflects on the effects of drinking bans and fraternity culture at NYU.

More Welcome, Less Weak

More Welcome, Less Weak

By WSN Editorial Board

September 4, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Editorial Board discusses why clubs and student-organized events are the most crucial aspects of Welcome Week and building a community at NYU.

Democracy at NYU Is Dying

Democracy at NYU Is Dying

By Editorial Board

August 26, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

In the Editorial Board's inaugural editorial of the fall 2018 semester, WSN's opinion team explore how the Board of Trustees handled demands for representation from student activists.

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

By Victor L. Crawford, Guest Editorial

March 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, University Life

The Chief Operating Officer of Aramark, Victor L. Crawford, writes a letter in response to the WSN Editorial Board piece titled "NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark".

Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

Five Things We Want to See From NYU in 2018

Five Things We Want to See From NYU in 2018

By WSN Editorial Board

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

We put together five New Years Resolutions for NYU.

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

NYU Is Lacking Diversity Among Faculty and Administration

By 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.

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

By 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.

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

By 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.

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

Small Victories in ACA Replacement Prove Protests Are Worth It

By 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.

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

Latest DeVos Gaffe Affirms Students’ Fears

By 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.

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU

By 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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