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In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

A look into the newspaper's archives from the days following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Democracy at NYU Is Dying

Democracy at NYU Is Dying

By Editorial Board

August 26, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

In the Editorial Board's inaugural editorial of the fall 2018 semester, WSN's opinion team explore how the Board of Trustees handled demands for representation from student activists.

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

By Kristina Hayhurst, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The latest report from NYU’s Coalition for Fair Labor recounts labor abuse against workers on the Abu Dhabi campus over the years since it’s inception. Immediate after this report was released, NYU finally released its compliance report for the workers on the campus that disagreed with the coalitions initial report in.

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

July 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU’s Board of Trustees voted down three resolutions written by three different University Senate councils which would have placed students and faculty members on the Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the university on Tuesday. Instead, the board has promised a laundry list of other initiatives which it believes will be “a far more effective way to take account of the wide var...

Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

By Anonymous, Guest Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Uncategorized

A recent NYU graduate writes about her experience with the student health services at NYU, and the continuing issue of suicide on campus.

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the same stadium where the likes of Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and Beyoncé have performed, a new show was getting underway. On Tuesday morning, the famed Barclays Center served as home to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s graduation ceremony. The rows of seats were soon filled with Violets — ...

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU Program Board Lectures Chair Kavi Wijayaratne launches a new YouTube series. "NYU PB ASKS," digging into the entertainment interests of the NYU community.

Weekly Sports Update: April 1 to April 8

Weekly Sports Update: April 1 to April 8

By Warner Radliff and Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editors

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

An update on all things NYU Athletics over the past week.

The Hidden Injuries of Athletes

The Hidden Injuries of Athletes

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On top of the physical challenges of being a student-athlete come the lesser discussed mental health issues suffered by those who practice sports at the college level. WSN talked to a handful of college athletes to learn more about these hidden struggles.

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