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The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students have been named as Rhodes Scholars. These students, both U.A.E. citizens, will join 30 other students from across the country in this year's awards.

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Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

WSN Editorial Board

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Without intellect and rationality, practical skills are not enough to secure a position in the job market.

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NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

A new report shows that NYU hosts more international students than any other institution. NYU also ranked first in the amount of students sent to study abroad.

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NYU PEP Deserves Expansion

NYU PEP Deserves Expansion

WSN Editorial Staff

October 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU PEP is an excellent example of the NYU administration living up to the values they preach

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NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

Sayer Devlin, News Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Five students were among the first graduates of NYU's Prison Education Program. Each student received an associate's degree in Liberal Studies.

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Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

NYU students who take part in the Petey Greene program provide much needed tutoring to students in correctional facilities.

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Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION

In order for American students to remain cultured in an increasingly interconnected world, the U.S. needs to take pro-active measures to increase the foreign language literacy of students. If we do not act fast, we will simply be left behind.

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National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

Alexandra Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development receive NSF grants for STEM research and educational development.

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DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a troubling shift in policy, that will make the rights of the accused and the accusers supposedly more balanced. However, her speech gave no specific details or guidance, raising many concerns.

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Being Indian-American in Trump’s America

Being Indian-American in Trump’s America

Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Today I wore a traditional Indian dress while going grocery shopping. People stared at me as if they were seeing something out of place, something that did not belong there.

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Third Street Music School Nurtures Souls

Third Street Music School Nurtures Souls

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

Between its impressive financial aid and expansive course offering, Third Street Music School is a haven for the arts, tucked just a block away from Third North Residence Hall and serving the East Village community since 1894.

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Affordability Steering Committee Partners With iGrad

Affordability Steering Committee Partners With iGrad

Lorenzo Gazzola, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

NYU's Affordability Steering Committee announced that NYU will be partnering with iGrad, an online service that educates its users on managing their personal and college-related finances.

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