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Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

By WSN Editorial Board

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Victor Wu This past week has been a whirlwind for members of the student groups, NYU Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest, who have made headlines with their week of activism. Whether it is shouted in the new Bonomi Family Admissions Center or from the steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life, t...

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

By WSN Editorial Board

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Sanctuary city status should be left to individual city officials, not the state or federal government.

We Don’t Hate How NYU Handled Lipton Hate Symbols

We Don’t Hate How NYU Handled Lipton Hate Symbols

By WSN Editorial Board

February 26, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion

Following incidents of hateful vandalism in its second floor lounge, Lipton Residence Hall’s administration team swiftly addressed the issue with the degree of seriousness that the offenses warranted. The university’s efficient response is a refreshing contrast to how NYU has handled similar issu...

More Resources Needed for Roommate Relations

More Resources Needed for Roommate Relations

By WSN Editorial Board

February 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU's Office of Residential Life and Housing Services must establish programs to teach its residents how to deal with a distressed roommate.

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU took a necessary step in establishing protocols with NYU Abu Dhabi to deal with visa applications, appeal processes, communications and the university’s annual global mobility report. However, President Andrew Hamilton must address the alleged religious discrimination and lack of academic freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Liberate NYU Liberal Studies

Liberate NYU  Liberal Studies

By WSN Editorial Board

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU Student Senators Council pushes for recognition of Liberal Studies as separate from the College of Arts and Sciences during a University Senate meeting. We want to see LS represented as its own school throughout the university as a whole.

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Banning vaping in NYU buildings is not enough to address the e-cigarettes craze. NYU should warn students about the effects of vaping and establish resources for e-cigarette addictions.

New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

By WSN Editorial Board

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Office of Sustainability and Cecil Scheib should commit their efforts to work with NYU Divest to move NYU to divest from fossil fuels investments.

Fringe: Fall 2017

Fringe: Fall 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Special Editions, Top Story

In the Fall 2017 edition of Fringe, our Beauty & Style team takes a look at the changing face of the beauty industry.

Board Representation Needed for Students

Board Representation Needed for Students

By WSN Editorial Board

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students should participate in civil discourse that pertains to issues that will the university.

Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

By Eli Nachmany, Guest Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In Judge Gorsuch, the American people get an individual who believes strongly in the independence of the court. He walks the fine line between the “judicial activism” against which Justice Scalia routinely railed and an overbearing amount of judicial restraint that threatens our nation’s economic prowess as regulators grab for power.

Protest Against Far Right is Imperative

Protest Against Far Right is Imperative

By NYU Against Fascism, Guest Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The NYU community needs to ask ourselves: do we, as students, faculty, and staff, want to allow dangerous far-right figures on our campus?

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