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Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Calling your parents may be a small gesture, but can express your gratitude to them in more ways than you would think.

A Home Away From Home

A Home Away From Home

By Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features

For some, being away from home for the first time or living in a completely new environment can trigger these lonely feelings — but do not worry, whether you are a freshman or a senior here at NYU, feeling homesick is completely normal.

Staff Rants: Nov 29-Dec 5

Staff Rants: Nov 29-Dec 5

By WSN Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As the semester draws to a close, our staff reflects on homesickness, elevator etiquette, Union Square, and produce.

From London to Dunkin, Homesickness Has Layers

From London to Dunkin, Homesickness Has Layers

By Thomas Devlin, Editor-At-Large

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Leave it to humans to diagnose people missing their homes with a sickness. God forbid someone live in a new place for the first time ever and take some time getting used to it. Nostalgia is out, everyone, and unfeeling ennui is very much in. That may seem a bit strong. It’s not like homesickness is d...

The Dream School: Will It Make You or Break You?

The Dream School: Will It Make You or Break You?

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

It is both dangerous and rewarding to construct a lofty expectation for what you will experience when you arrive at college. By now, it’s well-documented that NYU has garnered the Princeton Review’s No. 3 rank for “Dream Schools;” universities that prospective students and parents wish they...

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

On the first day of freshman year, I gave each of my roommates a bottle of maple syrup and a package of maple sugar candy. Everything that came after felt somewhat inevitable. I am from Canada. Like, excessively so. I have spent most of the last year here at NYU fostering the moniker “Rachel from C...