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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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Vine’s Popularity Still Reigns

Vine’s Popularity Still Reigns

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

While the once-popular Vine, a social media application on which users could post six-second video clips, was shut down in 2016, fans still continue to enjoy old Vines to this day. From the “LeBron James” vine to the “I just want to take a nap” vine, NYU students still love to reminisce over...

Tandon Group Wins $1 Million for Smart Gun Holster

Tandon Group Wins $1 Million for Smart Gun Holster

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Tandon students won a $1 million prize for inventing a smart gun intended for the mass market.

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NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

An NYU Tandon professor works with an international team to bring the arts and education to life in virtual reality.

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For All the QT’s in Science

For All the QT’s in Science

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

oSTEM is an international organization that supports the Queer and Trans community in the STEM fields and works to create safe spaces on campus for these students.

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Required Writing Class Needs Updating

Required Writing Class Needs Updating

By Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Too many students find Writing the Essay nebulous and rigid, revealing that the course's structure needs to be revised.

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NYU Design for America Members Collaborate with Youth in Nepal

NYU Design for America Members Collaborate with Youth in Nepal

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU DFA teamed up with the Bindi Project to bring light and a sense of safety to Tripureshwor in Kathmandu.

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Two Tandon Professors Win CAREER Awards

Two Tandon Professors Win CAREER Awards

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Two Tandon professors have recently received CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for researching the future of urban energy and transportation.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

By Lorcan Folan, Chair of the NYU Tandon Department of Applied Physics

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Contrary to the mistaken claim made by the student in your article, the size and quality of our teaching labs are comparable to other schools’. We would like to offer even more opportunities for research for undergraduates, but as with any department, we have finite resources.

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This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy, News Editors

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A fire broke out at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Rogers Hall on Friday afternoon while a demolition crew was working on the building.

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Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

A team of NYU professors discovered how to find the exact location of Yik Yak users.

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Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon's Class of 2020 will receive a Virtual Reality gadget along with their acceptance packages.

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