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Geopolitics Matters to Us All

Geopolitics Matters to Us All

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under International, Opinion, Politics, University Life

If you look beyond domestic politics, you will realize that geopolitical tensions between U.S. and China put NYU international students at risk.

International Students Deserve to Vote

International Students Deserve to Vote

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

For a country that prides itself on being a melting pot of opportunities it would only seem natural for international students, the leaders of the future general, to be allowed a say about those that will be making decisions about the places they chose to live in.

International Safe Space Opens in Kimmel

International Safe Space Opens in Kimmel

By Adriana Tapia, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A space for the NYU international community just opened in Kimmel.

International Students: What I Wish I Knew Before NYU

International Students: What I Wish I Knew Before NYU

By Tiffanie Hwang, Contributing writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Hear what NYU international students wish they would've known about social norms and customs before coming to the United States.

International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While international students are only here, theoretically, to get an education, they should be aware and critical of American politics and they should protest.

The ESL Community of NYU

The ESL Community of NYU

By Miranda Levingston, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

Balancing school work with extracurriculars, internships and a social life is challenging for any student during midterm season. This struggle is heightened for more than 5,000 international students whose first language isn’t English, but many academic resources and student groups try aiding thes...

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

By WSN Editorial Board

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Despite the Tisch Asia lawsuit and the NYU community’s legitimate concerns regarding expansion, the university’s campuses abroad are a valuable asset and should be maintained.

Studying Abroad 2.0

Studying Abroad 2.0

By Tommy Collison, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

International students are technically already studying abroad. These are the recollections of an Irish student studying in Tel Aviv.

Cultural Insensitivity Causes Headaches for International Students

Cultural Insensitivity Causes Headaches for International Students

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

There is still a strong, patronizing belief that culture considered to be mainstream only encompasses the culture of the United States, when, in reality, everybody lives in the same globalized world.

Grad Students Fleeced by ALI

Grad Students Fleeced by ALI

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Changing ALI policy during admission process without notice to applicants and admissions officers is unfair to both.

Trump’s Visa Plan Threatens NYU Indian Students

Trump’s Visa Plan Threatens NYU Indian Students

By Pranati Wadhawan, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump’s proposals threatens a growing number of young Indians like myself studying in the U.S.

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The ALI exams are more arbitrarily evaluated than the standard TOEFL and often mandates that students take an unnecessary expensive course, placing an unfair burden on international students.

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