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Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Policies in France, where discriminatory measures are backed by a hypocritical, quasi-rational idea of tradition.

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

These actions were both done in retaliation against an increasingly aggressive North Korea that has conducted several missile launches and a public assassination in Malaysia since Trump took office. However Trump’s response has done nothing to improve the safety of the region and instead seriously undermines one of his core campaign promises: holding China accountable on free trade.

In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

In remembrance of CAS senior Wyatt Tyler who passed away on Saturday, Washington Square News spoke with those closest to him. He will receive a posthumous degree from NYU this May.

What Is NYU’s Emergency Protocol for Mass Shootings?

What Is NYU’s Emergency Protocol for Mass Shootings?

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Recent mass shootings like the one at Ohio State University may have prompted students to wonder what the protocol would be if something were to happen at NYU.

Students’ Social Impact Organization Targets Local Communities

Students’ Social Impact Organization Targets Local Communities

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Students competed in this year's Sila Connection's conference to propose solutions to health and education concerns in New York City.

Applicant’s Angry Twitter Stream Spurs Policy Review

By Jessica Martinez, Social Media Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU hopes to increase diversity after clarifying it will waive application fees for low-income students.

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

By Melody Chan, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU student government is voting on a new policy that will make the way that clubs get funding more event based.

NYU team wins public policy competition

NYU team wins public policy competition

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer

April 12, 2015


Filed under News

NYU participated in a policy case conference.

Panelists analyze child care in NYC

Panelists analyze child care in NYC

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Steinhardt hosted a panel on the promise and challenges of early childhood policy in New York City.

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on his new policy about transparency with legislators' outside income.

Sexual assault policy changes imminent

By Emily Bell, Nicole Brown, and Casey Dalrymple

September 25, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The university will announce new sexual misconduct policies on Sept. 30 that will include redefining consent, increased support services through the newly formed Center for Sexual Misconduct Support Services, a centralized disciplinary process and increased community education and training. NYU spokesman...

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