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Four Things I Wish NYU Told Me Before I Studied Abroad in Florence

Four Things I Wish NYU Told Me Before I Studied Abroad in Florence

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Abroad Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Studying abroad in Florence next semester? Here are four things you should know before you go.

The Complicated Nature of Being Biracial

The Complicated Nature of Being Biracial

By Alexandra Dennis, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The truth is that being biracial can be a confusing ordeal, and unfortunately, I don’t think there’s a quick fix to the displacement that biracial people often feel in terms of fitting into a racial category.

Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Schools like NYU are responsible for training journalists to stand up to all types of authoritarianism, and to put rights to information and democratic free speech above nationalistic allegiances.

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

olicies must be implemented by the universities to protect minority students by preventing, and punishing, perpetrators of racist violence and discrimination.

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

By WSN Editorial Board

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.

Wheaton College Football Criticized After Violent Hazing

Wheaton College Football Criticized After Violent Hazing

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Wheaton College football players are charged after violent hazing incident.

Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

Kneeling: Stop Making It About the Military

By Brandon Weaver, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a further effort to paint the NFL players as anti-American, opposers are interpreting the protest as an attack to the military. The protest, however, is not about the military. It never has been.

Fraternities Must Be Held Accountable

Fraternities Must Be Held Accountable

By WSN Editorial Board

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Racist incidents are too common in college campuses — including here at NYU — and it is time administrators be more active in its awareness and consequential elimination.

Despite Current Affairs, Bigotry is Not Permitted at NYU

Despite Current Affairs, Bigotry is Not Permitted at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

August 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In response to recent political events, NYU students must speak out against bigotry.

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

John Leguizamo's play "Latin History for Morons" takes a stab at making U.S. history a little less colonial, and a little more colorful.

A Call to Action and Solidarity for Steinhardt

A Call to Action and Solidarity for Steinhardt

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

DEPT. is taking matters of authorship and identity into their own hands, combatting racial prejudices within Steinhardt's Art and Art Professions Department and the fine arts world as a whole.

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