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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 9, 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.

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.

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.

How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

There are so many fun and creative ways to decorate a dorm room, but depending on which school you’re in, you may favor certain decorations over others. While command hooks and tape are advised against, divots in the wall from these decorations can be easily fixed by stuffing toilet paper in the holes...

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

By WSN Editorial Board

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU claims that its Liberal Studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. In reality, LS plagues students with endless core classes that leave very little room for classes that do not directly count towards their major.

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

By Michael Rectenwald

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In response to the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workforce, NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald explains why the Social Justice Warrior ideology should be expunged, both within the university and beyond it.

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

By Ali Webb, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Safety pins as symbols of solidarity have made its way on to the clothes of NYU students.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Michael Rectenwald, known as "Deplorable NYU Professor," has been given full professorship.

University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

University Gives Anti PC Professor Ultimatum on Paid Leave

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The controversy between NYU and Michael Rectenwald, better known by his Twitter alias Deplorable NYU Prof continues after his Washington Post op-ed.

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

By WSN Editorial Board

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Rectenwald’s conduct was inappropriate, but the school’s rash decision to put him on ice has potentially far-reaching consequences.

YouTube personality Finn Harries attracts students to media event

YouTube personality Finn Harries attracts students to media event

By Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Features

The Global Media and Creative Production Club hosted a Q&A session with Finn Harries from the Jack’s Gap YouTube Channel.

LS class turns cookbooks into learning opportunity

By Tejas A. Sawant, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Register now for LS class that takes you inside unique cookbook collection in Bobst.

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