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Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After facing threat of disciplinary action, members of NYU SLAM and NYU Divest have ended their overnight occupation of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

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The Specter of Student Loans

The Specter of Student Loans

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

LS sophomore Gabi knew she wanted to escape the sleepy San Diego suburb of San Marcos after she graduated from high school but anticipated the financial strain it would place on her family. Her father receives a pension for having served in the marines and works in a sandwich shop to make ends meet. ...

New Scholarships Bring Hope

New Scholarships Bring Hope

By WSN Editorial Board

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After continued crisis in Puerto Rico, President Andrew Hamilton announced this week that NYU will offer at least 50 scholarships to Puerto Ricans.

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NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Following Hurricane Harvey, NYU administrators and students are attempting to help students and non-students that were affected.

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Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

Thanks NYU. No, Seriously.

By Katrina Fadrilan, Guest Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s the very exasperation towards our unconventional school that helps identify an NYU student — as if our shared unwillingness to settle, to remain complacent and our insistence to work for more are what defines us as a community.

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NYU Tax Return Breakdown

NYU Tax Return Breakdown

By Sayer Devlin and Miranda Levingston

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

WSN broke down and extrapolated the highlights of NYU's September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015 tax return to celebrate Tax Day.

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Trump’s Budget Hurts Higher Education

Trump’s Budget Hurts Higher Education

By WSN Editorial Board

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Although President Donald Trump has claimed that he wants to help the working class and young people, his proposed budget cuts will only make higher education less affordable — especially for low-income students.

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NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

A study revealed that NYU ranked fourth among other elite colleges enrolling the highest percentage of low- and middle - income students.

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On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

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How NYU Alerts Students of Financial Burden

How NYU Alerts Students of Financial Burden

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU used to directly call students to discuss discrepancies between their financial aid necessities and the actual package they received, but they no longer do this.

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How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU assessed its finances in a letter addressed to the New York State Legislature in which it admitted inadequate funding for its students.

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Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

By Nina Huang, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The NYU community provides feedback on the university's pilot program to help students without documentation.

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