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Upset NYU Professor One of Many Who Couldn’t Vote Last Week

Upset NYU Professor One of Many Who Couldn’t Vote Last Week

By Kathryn Chapman, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Although a registered New York voter, an NYU professor says he was unable to vote in last week's primary.

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Rapper Q-Tip will join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute in the Tisch School of the Arts in fall 2018 to teach a course about the relationship between jazz and hip-hop.

Put Your Tin Foil Hats On, We Are Talking About Conspiracies

Put Your Tin Foil Hats On, We Are Talking About Conspiracies

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The why and the how of conspiracy theories.

NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A new photography exhibit portraying refugee life in Djibouti from NYU Abu Dhabi opened at 19 Washington Square North on Feb. 4.

Dick and Jane are All Grown Up

Dick and Jane are All Grown Up

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Author Laura J. Wellington recently released a satirical, self-help book all about the elementaries of dating.

‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under News

Q&A with an NYU professor who did a research study about the science behind the blue or gold 'dress debate.'

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is time NYU facilitates a substantial effort to combat these instances of bigotry in order to maximize comfortability for its marginalized students.

The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

By Michael Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over the past few decades, the process of hiring teachers at colleges and universities has dramatically changed. What once used to be a reliable job with an optimistic future, now has taken a turn for the worse.

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

By WSN Editorial Board

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the amount of allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment continue to rise, NYU must continue to ensure that its campus remain a safe place for its students.

Evolving With Your Favorite Song

Evolving With Your Favorite Song

By Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

NYU Music Technology professor Svjetlana Bukvich-Nichols is looking to expand our musical lexicon beyond the standards of Western composition and into other styles — giving both our music and our emotional understanding deeper nuance.

Stern Dean Stepping Down, Search Underway

Stern Dean Stepping Down, Search Underway

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Stern Dean Peter Henry will step down from his position in December. The search committee for a new Dean is currently being formed.

Politics Professor Speaks out Against IYSSE Club Rejection

Politics Professor Speaks out Against IYSSE Club Rejection

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under News

The Student Activities Board has denied club status to the International Youth and Students for Social Equality for the second consecutive time. But NYU professor Bertell Ollman is defending the group's freedom of speech.

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