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NYU Improving Disability Tech

NYU Improving Disability Tech

By Ashley Arnold, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon students are recognized by Mayor Bill de Blasio for their work with handicapped youth.

Report: homeless rates increased

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under News

The Coalition for the Homeless released their State of the Homeless report for NYC, showing that more children than ever are sleeping in homeless shelters.

New Yorkers’ fear of ISIS misguided

New Yorkers’ fear of ISIS misguided

By WSN Editorial Board

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD has taken strong security measures to protect New Yorkers from feared ISIS attack.

Discounts benefit low-income New Yorkers

Discounts benefit low-income New Yorkers

By Zahra Haque, Contributing Columnist

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

New York City's municipal ID cards will grant low-income residents, namely immigrants, access to cultural institutions they may not currently visit.

City receives grant to fight pedestrian deaths

City receives grant to fight pedestrian deaths

By Rahul Krishnamoorthy, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under News

New York City received an $800,000 federal grant on April 25 as part of a campaign to combat the increasing number of pedestrian deaths and injuries. The grant, the largest of three such awards given out nationwide from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration as part of the Ev...

De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

April 18, 2014


Filed under News

Ward Pettibone/WSN New York City Mayor and NYU alumnus Bill de Blasio examined city issues in a discussion moderated by fellow NYU alumna and Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. During the discussion, which was sponsored by the...

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

April 15, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will participate in a conversation on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Speakers on the Square series. As the new-mayor-smell vanishes, it is time for de Blasio to get to work and begin tackling the city’s endless to-do list. During this week’s discussion, he will reveal the issues that he plans to prioritize in the coming years, both in the city and at NYU. As de Bla...

New York City arts education under siege

New York City arts education under siege

April 14, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Office of the New York City Comptroller recently released a report detailing the inadequacy of arts education provided for students living in the five boroughs. The State of the Arts report included shockingly low figures for the presence of art rooms, partnerships with arts organizations and f...