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Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While what students' concerns are extremely important, hijacking an event meant to help address another very large issue on campus is not a smart way to create a constructive dialogue.

New Affordability Programs Aim to Speed Students Through College

New Affordability Programs Aim to Speed Students Through College

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Hamilton releases NYU Accelerate, a plan to graduate faster with less student debt. Students are concerned that the program will not achieve long-term affordability.

NYU Accelerate Not Viable Solution

NYU Accelerate Not Viable Solution

By WSN Editorial Board

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the effort to increase affordability is certainly appreciated, if it is to be done successfully it should provide students an equal opportunity to achieve an NYU education, not grant that privilege only to well-off students.

Free Tuition At Public Colleges Should Help With NYU’s Affordability

Free Tuition At Public Colleges Should Help With NYU’s Affordability

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, despite all the criticism, for those of us who go to school at NYU, the response should be overwhelmingly positive.

NYU Affordability Is Hurting Educational Opportunity

NYU Affordability Is Hurting Educational Opportunity

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is essential that colleges, including NYU, encourage the pursuit of an academic career for all students by nurturing a higher economic mobility rate and an environment where financial differences are undistinctive.

Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

By Nishad More, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Hamilton has made strides in affordability, but nothing worth throwing an expensive weeklong party over.

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

By Lola Jusidman and Olivia Rich

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Divestment affirms and deepens the positive steps that NYU is already taking in reducing its emissions, producing important research in every discipline and educating the next generation of climate leaders. We do not accept the false dichotomy, which exists in the aforementioned article and elsewhere, between financial health and affirming what is right.

Affordability Brainstorm Hits, Misses

Affordability Brainstorm Hits, Misses

By Camille Larkins, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Here are the best 3 and worst 3 postings on NYU's Affordability Ideas website.