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Staff Winter Sports Traditions

Staff Winter Sports Traditions

By WSN Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The WSN staff sheds some light on some of their favourite winter sports traditions and memories.

Volleyball Continues Mid-Season Tear

Volleyball Continues Mid-Season Tear

By Michael Thompson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The women's volleyball team stayed hot with a 3-0 win against St. Joseph's College in Long Island.

LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

By WSN Editorial Board

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When classes started at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus last Wednesday, students were missing one rather important thing: their professors. Around 400 faculty members had their access to the school’s facilities revoked after contract negotiations between union members and administrators failed miserably. The teachers’ union was originally trying to negotiate a new contract guaranteeing tha...

New Kids on Campus: From Long Island to the Big City

New Kids on Campus: From Long Island to the Big City

By Jessica Martinez, Social Media Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Features

This week in "New Kids on Campus," WSN talks to a senior about the move from a community college on Long Island to NYU

[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

By Stephanie Grella, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under News

The judge handling the nurses' lawsuit against Langone Medical Center has thrown out the case, leading Langone to stay on with its deal with Long Island College Hospital.

Wrestling coach moves on to Long Island charity

Wrestling coach moves on to Long Island charity

April 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

Former NYU wrestling coach Shawn Swift is working to help underprivileged communities on Long Island. Through his charity, the iLiveFit Foundation, Swift aims to provide health and fitness resources to low-income children, adults and people with disabilities. Swift, who coached from 2009 to 2012, explained...

New York invests in first state gas reserve

New York invests in first state gas reserve

November 8, 2013


Filed under News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched the nation’s first state-based Strategic Gasoline Reserve in time for Superstorm Sandy’s one year anniversary. The reserve situated on Long Island will hold roughly 3 million gallons of gas and cost around $10 million. The project will be funded by appropriat...

One year later: Long Island

October 29, 2013


Filed under News

Damage: Two counties – Suffolk and Nassau – had some of the most severe damages 11 million – 90% – of Long Island Power Authority’s customers were without power until November. Recovery: Recovery managed by Federal Emergency Management Agency-affiliated programs. Long Beach board...

Up-and-Comers: Armen Paul

Up-and-Comers: Armen Paul

October 10, 2013


Filed under Arts

Music can be a treacherous business. Too often, young artists are lured into shady deals and crooked contracts with the hopes of success and fame. But NYU student and musician Armen Paul has managed to steer clear of these pitfalls. Like many, Paul became interested in music at a young age throug...

Men’s soccer falls to Farmingdale in double overtime

Men’s soccer falls to Farmingdale in double overtime

September 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

In their second straight overtime effort, the NYU men’s soccer team lost 1-0 on Saturday afternoon against Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, N.Y. Although the Violets played well in the first half and maintained more possession throughout the game than Farmingdale Rams, they ultimately fell ...