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Spring Break All Abroad

Spring Break All Abroad

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Check out some spring break destinations of students who are studying abroad.

Save Money on These Spring Break Trips

Save Money on These Spring Break Trips

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Can't decide where to go for spring break? Try looking into these fun and affordable destinations.

Alternative Breaks Students Return from Illuminating Service Trips

Alternative Breaks Students Return from Illuminating Service Trips

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Alternative Breaks sent three groups of students off to cities in the U.S. and Costa Rica to work with established community organizations on specific social justice issues.

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

By Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy, News Editors

March 20, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, NYU, University News

On Macrh 15, President Andrew Hamilton sent an email detailing the NYU's efforts to counter Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. However, some NYU activism groups are still unsatisfied with the administration's actions.

Staff Recs: Break Book Fantasies

Staff Recs: Break Book Fantasies

By WSN Staff

March 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

As a small ray of light at the end of the midterm exam tunnel, WSN staff has gathered the books that we're looking forward to reading over spring break — outside of class assignments.

What We’re Listening To: Spring Break Playlist

What We’re Listening To: Spring Break Playlist

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

If you’re as tired of class as we are, relax during spring break by listening to this shiny, happy playlist every day.

4 Ways to Make the Best of Your NYC Staycation

4 Ways to Make the Best of Your NYC Staycation

By Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Staying in New York City this spring break? Here is WSN's guide to making the most of your week off.

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Alternative Breaks are notable for sending undergraduate students all over the world to participate in volunteer activities. However, it's debatable if Alternative Breaks provides a glorified form of volunteer tourism or if the program actually benefits communities in need.

4 Spring Break Getaways

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Features

Enjoy break with these 4 cool day trips, both inside the city and around New York State.

Alternative breaks provide students with unique opportunities

Alternative breaks provide students with unique opportunities

March 28, 2014


Filed under Features

Over spring break, Dennis Keselman helped further the steps of the building of a hospital. Fanny He helped reinforce the value of education to children in low-income communities. Keselman and He, both CAS juniors, participated with other NYU students on Alternative Break trips. Through the Alter...

NYU fencing, wrestling teams see success over break

NYU fencing, wrestling teams see success over break

March 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

While many NYU students were enjoying their spring recess, NYU athletes were hard at work. Last night, 10 members of the men’s fencing team competed at the NCAA DIII Tournament at Ohio University in Columbus, Ohio to close out their 2013-2014 season. With two fencers ranking in the top 25 overal...

Spring break travel destinations: Montreal

Spring break travel destinations: Montreal

March 13, 2014


Filed under Features

No matter how much you love New York City, sometimes it is best to unwind from New York’s high-strung environment and go out of town, and maybe midterms have left you so stressed that it is time to take a break from the United States entirely. For those who do not have the money to spend on a plan...

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