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Five Designers of Color to Watch

Five Designers of Color to Watch

By Elijah Scott, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Check out these five designers of color that are making waves in the fashion world this season.

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories

Two Steinhardt adjunct professors discovered that students prefer teachers of color, which prompts the discussion of greater NYU faculty diversity.

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This isn’t the first, nor the last time that an athlete of color, or one of a similarly afflicted minority group will use their platform to raise their voice against injustice.

Leadership Conference to Discuss Women of Color in Higher Education

Leadership Conference to Discuss Women of Color in Higher Education

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN examines the female leadership at NYU and breaks down the race within the women who have held these position.

Oscars, Emmys get no awards for diversity

By Dejarelle Gaines, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Despite the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in history, awards shows still fail to recognize people of color.