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Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

By WSN Editorial Board

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Victor Wu This past week has been a whirlwind for members of the student groups, NYU Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest, who have made headlines with their week of activism. Whether it is shouted in the new Bonomi Family Admissions Center or from the steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life, t...

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

By WSN Editorial Board

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Sanctuary city status should be left to individual city officials, not the state or federal government.

We Don’t Hate How NYU Handled Lipton Hate Symbols

We Don’t Hate How NYU Handled Lipton Hate Symbols

By WSN Editorial Board

February 26, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion

Following incidents of hateful vandalism in its second floor lounge, Lipton Residence Hall’s administration team swiftly addressed the issue with the degree of seriousness that the offenses warranted. The university’s efficient response is a refreshing contrast to how NYU has handled similar issu...

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU took a necessary step in establishing protocols with NYU Abu Dhabi to deal with visa applications, appeal processes, communications and the university’s annual global mobility report. However, President Andrew Hamilton must address the alleged religious discrimination and lack of academic freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Liberate NYU Liberal Studies

Liberate NYU  Liberal Studies

By WSN Editorial Board

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU Student Senators Council pushes for recognition of Liberal Studies as separate from the College of Arts and Sciences during a University Senate meeting. We want to see LS represented as its own school throughout the university as a whole.

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Banning vaping in NYU buildings is not enough to address the e-cigarettes craze. NYU should warn students about the effects of vaping and establish resources for e-cigarette addictions.

Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

By Miranda Levingston and Sakshi Venkatraman

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, University News

About 100 graduate and PhD students occupied Union Square Park on Monday to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

By WSN Editorial Board

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If Hamilton truly wants to make NYU accessible to more people, he should work to lower tuition instead of focusing on obscure policies that will not really help anyone.

A Post-Scarcity Society is Possible

A Post-Scarcity Society is Possible

By Dylan Smith, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Post-scarcity is a hypothetical economy in which most goods can be produced in great abundance with minimal human labor needed. The misconception is that this concept is a fantasy when in reality the material conditions necessary for this type of society already exist.

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