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NYU to Open Center for Environmental and Animal Protection

NYU to Open Center for Environmental and Animal Protection

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU will launch a Center for Environmental and Animal Protection in fall 2018.

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features

Save the trees. Save the bees. Here's what you could be doing this Earth Day.

Water Activists Speak on Flint, Puerto Rico Crises

Water Activists Speak on Flint, Puerto Rico Crises

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A panel was held in Kimmel last week to discuss the water crises in Flint and Puerto Rico.

NYU Needs to Take Back the Tap

NYU Needs to Take Back the Tap

By Josi Riederer von Paar, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Environment, Opinion, University Life

NYU needs to take back the tap by banning all sales of plastic water bottles on campus.

Staff Rants: Revolving Doors, April Weather and Dining Halls

Staff Rants: Revolving Doors, April Weather and Dining Halls

By WSN Staff

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Rants

Our staff is letting everyone know what irks them on this fine, or not so fine, Tuesday! This week we are ranting about revolving doors, poor weather and dining hall options for early risers.

Rachel Stern

Rachel Stern

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Second Avenue is home to Block Drug Store, a pharmacy that has survived for over 100 years while surrounding businesses have shuttered. Restaurants turned into chic coffeeshops and bookstores turned into electronics stores, but Block Drug Store has stuck around. This is what Gallatin junior Rachel Stern...

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Fashion must be more environmentally conscious, and labor standards within the fashion production industry must be improved.

Climojis and ‘School of Earth’ Push Sustainability Forward at NYU

Climojis and ‘School of Earth’ Push Sustainability Forward at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Sustainability at NYU appears to be on a positive course, with climojis, Gallatin’s School of Earth, and the appointment of Cecil Schieb bringing issues like climate change to the forefront

Real Food Challenges NYU Dining

Real Food Challenges NYU Dining

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Real Food Challenge is a national campaign that demands more transparency and greater responsibility in food sourcing from NYU Dining and Aramark

Wildfire in California Demonstrates our Vulnerability

Wildfire in California Demonstrates our Vulnerability

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As natural disasters occur more frequently and on a more deadly level than ever, Americans are receiving none other than a wake-up call that they cannot take safety for granted anymore.

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

By Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Peterson Toscana speaks with WSN about his lecture and comedy routine at the Barasch Theater at NYU on Oct. 11.

Visiting Exxon Mobil Tax Attorneys Face Student Opposition

Visiting Exxon Mobil Tax Attorneys Face Student Opposition

By Sakshi Venkatramanat, Deputy News Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest protest NYU Law School over Exxon Mobil Speakers.

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