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Closing Frats Will Not Truly Dismantle Them

Closing Frats Will Not Truly Dismantle Them

WSN Editorial Board

November 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

While we agree that Greek life organizations accused of misconduct should be punished and regulated, cutting ties with them completely is the wrong approach.

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The Complicated Intersection of Gender Equality and Greek Life

The Complicated Intersection of Gender Equality and Greek Life

Jan Alex, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Opinions expressed on the editorial pages are not necessarily those of WSN, and our publication of opinions is not an endorsement of them. Email Jan Alex at [email protected]

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Revaluation of Frats is Needed

Revaluation of Frats is Needed

Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under OPINION

As a university community and as a country, we all need to be willing to engage in a constructive discussion on how to regulate frats without denigrating their existence.

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Influential 2016

Influential 2016

Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

When you go to NYU, it’s easy to be cynical. The inevitably of failure isn’t an easy thing to come to terms with. Going to class, nabbing internships, making connections — these are the things that make it seem like the ground beneath your feet is speeding up, whether you’re ready to run or not. The...

Where Are the Divine Nine?: The Push for Black Greek Life on Campus

Where Are the Divine Nine?: The Push for Black Greek Life on Campus

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Dining Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Black Greek Letter Organizations provide community for students of color at NYU, but some of them are still fighting for a space on campus.

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“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 23, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.

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NYU Welcomes Newest Sorority in Delta Gamma

NYU Welcomes Newest Sorority in Delta Gamma

Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

Delta Gamma sorority colonized at NYU and inducted its first class of sisters on Monday night.

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12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

After 12 hours of dancing, NYU students raised over $300,000 for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

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Fraternity culture must improve

Fraternity culture must improve

Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

December 4, 2014


Filed under OPINION

Fraternities need to change their culture, or should be banned.

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Marathon more than doubles donations

Marathon more than doubles donations

Lingyi Hou, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under NEWS

NYU Greek life hosted an all-day dance marathon to benefit the fight against childhood cancer.

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App connects Greek life members

App connects Greek life members

Amanda Morris, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

The networking app, Dentity, provides fraternities and sororities with an easier way to exchange information.

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Top 5 extracurricular opportunities to enrich college experience

Top 5 extracurricular opportunities to enrich college experience

Sue Liang and Bailey Evans

September 2, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

In the beginning of the school year, it can often be daunting to find ways get involved in the NYU and New York City community outside of the classroom.

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