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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.

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.

Diana King, Queen of the Softball Field

Diana King, Queen of the Softball Field

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Softball player promotes healthy lifestyle via Instagram.

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.

Faculty Raises Money For Charities

Faculty Raises Money For Charities

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features

During the holiday season, the NYU Combined Campaign allows faculty and employees to donate to the Community Fund to benefit neighboring nonprofits.

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