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Debate Calls Into Question Implementation of Affirmative Action

Debate Calls Into Question Implementation of Affirmative Action

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

In the NYU Review and Debates's inaugural debate, professors and students contend the polarizing topic of affirmative action based on students' economic backgrounds.

Q&A with ‘Modern Romance’ co-author

Q&A with ‘Modern Romance’ co-author

By NIshad More, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Books

Sociologist and NYU professor Eric Klinenberg and comedian Aziz Ansari join forces in "Modern Romance." Klinenberg talked with WSN about working with the actor and the sociological aspects of romance.

Effects of stop-and-frisk policy persist in NYC

Effects of stop-and-frisk policy persist in NYC

By WSN Editorial Board

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

While the number of stops have decreased, the trauma caused by the former stop-and-frisk policy remains an issue for many New Yorkers.

Exhibit traces trend origins of past two centuries

Exhibit traces trend origins of past two centuries

December 10, 2013


Filed under Features

  From Rodarte’s clothing collaboration with Target to Maison Martin Margiela’s debut line for H&M, the phenomenon of what is trendy permeates stores and streets despite different socioeconomic standpoints. However, the visibility of trends is not just a modern concept — Fashion...