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Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

NYU Drops in U.S. News Rankings

NYU Drops in U.S. News Rankings

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under News, University News

It came as a surprise to many NYU students when this year's US News and World Report's national university rankings revealed that the university has fallen down 4 spots, from its ranking at no. 32 in 2016, to its present position at no. 36.

College Admissions Are Not Your Self-worth

College Admissions Are Not Your Self-worth

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For how inept Howard’s letter may have been, it speaks to an increasingly frustrated contingent of students who recognize, throughout the admissions process and even after they’ve enrolled, that their childhoods have been shortchanged.

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

Language Aptitude Test Alienates International Students

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The ALI exams are more arbitrarily evaluated than the standard TOEFL and often mandates that students take an unnecessary expensive course, placing an unfair burden on international students.

NYU releases admission rates for class of 2016

NYU releases admission rates for class of 2016

October 18, 2012


Filed under News

NYU saw a modest change in the acceptance rate for the class of 2016, in its fifth consecutive year of receiving a record-breaking number of applications. NYU New York According to the Office of Admissions, NYUNY offered admission to about 35 percent of almost 43,000 applicants. This marks approximately ...