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The Hopeful Legacy of Elmer Bobst

The Hopeful Legacy of Elmer Bobst

By Mitch Bedows, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized, University Life

Bobst Library doesn't need to be renamed because the irony of Elmer Holmes Bobst's anti-Semitic beliefs represents progress.

The Religion Issue

The Religion Issue

By Natasha Roy and Abbey Wilson

October 23, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Religion is a major part of everyday life for many people. In the Religion Issue, we look at different ways religious life affects students at NYU.

Thomas Devlin: Gallatin, Good English

By Thomas Devlin

May 4, 2017


Filed under Special Issues

For my last piece in WSN, I thought about writing a sentimental reflection on my time at NYU. Every time I started, however, the piece transformed into a sappy, trite mess. Instead, I decided to finally put to paper one of my earliest experiences in college — the Shabbat Dinner. When I arrived at NY...

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under News

An NYU student is circulating a petition that requests that the university's academic calendar allow classes to be cancelled to accomadate major Jewish holidays.

A Passport to Diversity

A Passport to Diversity

By Han Wang, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features

The Bronfman Center took 25 students of different backgrounds and beliefs to Israel in an attempt to encourage diversity at NYU.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

During Holocaust Remembrance Week the CAS Dean Office and Realize Israel hosted a celebration of Elie Wiesel in the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.

NYU Ranked Ninth Among Worst Schools for Jewish Students

NYU Ranked Ninth Among Worst Schools for Jewish Students

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story, University News

NYU, the private university that boasts the largest Jewish population, ranked as the ninth worst higher education institution for Jewish students.

Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump is tiptoeing around it, but the rhetoric of his campaign has been used for centuries by anti-Semites to denounce Jews.

Faith Leaders Praise NYU’s Religious Diversity Efforts

Faith Leaders Praise NYU’s Religious Diversity Efforts

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story, University News

Faith leaders on campus praise NYU for its religious diversity.

Authentic Jewish Cuisine in NYC

Authentic Jewish Cuisine in NYC

By Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Find out where to get the most authentic and delicious Jewish food around campus!

Four top Jewish deli dishes in NYC

By Nikki Link, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Know what to order at New York's best Jewish delis.

Rosh Hashanah marks another new year

Rosh Hashanah marks another new year

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Rosh Hashanah, one of the most important Jewish holidays, will be celebrated by many this Sunday. The traditional food eaten throughout this celebration plays a huge role in the festivities.

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