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The Hilarity, Humanity and Insanity of ‘Professor Quotes Without Context’

The Hilarity, Humanity and Insanity of ‘Professor Quotes Without Context’

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features

WSN sat down with the creators of the Facebook group Professor Quotes Without Context

A Panic Room for the Pedantic

A Panic Room for the Pedantic

By Abe Selby, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"The first rule of Story Collider is no learning allowed." The troupe, founded in 2010 by physicists Ben Lillie and Brian Wecht, works to to marry scientific discourse with human narratives.

Tandon Students Take Professors to Lunch for Free

Tandon Students Take Professors to Lunch for Free

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features

The Tandon Student Council is offering Tandon students a sweet deal: take your professor out to lunch and they'll foot the bill.

University Professors Must Refrain From Violent Remarks

University Professors Must Refrain From Violent Remarks

By WSN Editorial Staff

October 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although it should be encouraged the professors do share their inputs on political issues, that privilege should in no way be taken as permission to express violent and threatening remarks on campus.

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

By WSN Editorial Board

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Universities should not silence professors—or encourage their silence. To continue being symbols of academic encouragement, they must welcome discussions, instead of reprehending them—and this expands to the professors.

NYU Professors Identified as Distinguished

NYU Professors Identified as Distinguished

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Six NYU faculty members were awarded University Distinguished Teaching Awards in recognition of their excellence as educators.

Hear Thy Word

Hear Thy Word

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

When teachers assign books they wrote as class textbooks, it puts students in an interesting position.

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

NYU Journalists Face Uncertainty Following Press Briefing Bans

By Mack Degeurin, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Now that several media outlets have been banned from the White House, NYU journalism students and professors discuss the future of their field.

Who Said It: Trump vs. NYU Professors

Who Said It: Trump vs. NYU Professors

By Sydney Ernstberger and Kevin Jiang

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

President Trump has developed a reputation for making some controversial statements, but so have NYU professors. In this video, a group of NYU students try to determine who said a variety of eclectic quotes — an NYU professor or President Trump.

Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department

Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

Some students believe that the CAS physics program is much better than the program offered at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Some argue that the difference is a result of Tandon's scarce resources.

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

Four NYU faculty members were among the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowship recipients. The fellowship is awarded to uo-and-coming scientists doing inspiring work in their fields.

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Second in the series of articles asking students and professors how they feel about Trump's EPA pick.

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