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Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Liberal Studies should not be made its own school independent from the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is not fully developed and needs to attract more students before it is granted independence.

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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.

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Syllabi Feature Cookie-Cutter Diversity

Syllabi Feature Cookie-Cutter Diversity

By Diya Radhakrishna

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU Liberal Studies curriculum disproportionately focusses on Western society.

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NYU Professor’s Lawsuit, Lies and Bogus Victimhood

NYU Professor’s Lawsuit, Lies and Bogus Victimhood

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

How far will the "anti-PC" professor go?

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George Baroud Explains History Through a Photographic Lens

George Baroud Explains History Through a Photographic Lens

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

George Baroud is both a classicist and photographer. In an interview with WSN, he explains how the two are connected.

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Sagar Shah

By Kaitlyn Wang, Features Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

An interview with LS sophomore Sagar Shah for The Immigration Issue.

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Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor

May 20, 2017


Filed under News

For Global Liberal Studies students, the commencement ceremony on Tuesday was not a commencement at all — rather a continuation of the brave and ambitious work they already began during their studies at NYU.

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Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

When I committed to NYU around this time last year, I went against everything I had been saying to myself throughout senior year of high school — that I wanted to go to a university in a small college town that had a campus, a football team to rally around and a community practically built into the...

LS Continues Search for New Dean – With a Twist

LS Continues Search for New Dean – With a Twist

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The search for the new LS Dean after current Dean Fred Schwarzbach stepped down in September 2016 has been whittled down to three candidates. The search process has increasingly sought student input for a more inclusive approach.

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Liberal Studies Through the Eyes of the Students

Liberal Studies Through the Eyes of the Students

By Polina Buchak, Multimedia Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There has been some debate over whether NYU's Liberal and Global Studies Programs are limiting or beneficial to students. The general consensus is that the programs have both strengths and weakness.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

By LS Student Council

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Liberal Studies Student Council argues that NYU's Liberal Studies program does in fact prepare students for their majors and their future careers, while also providing them with a thorough liberal arts education.

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