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Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

By Sabeena Singhani, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Azizjon Azimi '16 has been accepted into a prestigious scholarship program that will allow him to pursue graduate degrees at two of the top universities in the nation simultaneously.

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

By WSN Editorial Board

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to Affirmative-Action.

Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

By WSN Editorial Board

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Douglas W. Elmendorf, the dean of the Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, disinvited Chelsea Manning after the initial reprehension towards the announcement of her fellowship at the university. Harvard's reaction, however, raised even more controversy, as Elmendorf affirmed that Manning's opinions could not be endorsed by the university.

Diet Cig Fights Jet Lag to Rock NYC

Diet Cig Fights Jet Lag to Rock NYC

By Mandy Freebairn, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

New York band Diet Cig rocked Aviv in Brooklyn on Saturday after a long tour promoting their debut EP "Over Easy".

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

By WSN Editorial Board

September 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU must join a wider coalition of universities in the USA in simplifying the college admissions process and reaching out to prospective students.

Education back in style

By Grace Halio and Sophie Lewis

March 4, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Fashion Week, Features

Fashion and education have been intersecting, most recently with Karlie Kloss' announcement to leave Victoria's Secret for NYU.

Ivy League grade inflation unfair to students

Ivy League grade inflation unfair to students

By Vittorio Bisin, Staff Columnist

September 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Grade inflation at Ivy Leagues makes it hard for recruiters to differentiate among student qualifications.

Kendo team boasts strong season

Kendo team boasts strong season

April 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

CAS sophomore Sung Hun Choi  has led the NYU Kendo team to victory in several intercollegiate tournaments, including first place in the team division of the Harvard Invitational Shroyuhai Intercollegiate Kendo Tournament in late March. Choi is one of the team’s more experienced members, having...