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NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

July 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU’s Board of Trustees voted down three resolutions written by three different University Senate councils which would have placed students and faculty members on the Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the university on Tuesday. Instead, the board has promised a laundry list of other initiatives which it believes will be “a far more effective way to take account of the wide var...

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

By Yasmin Gulec, Natalie Chinn, and Pamela Jew

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Story

Students who came to NYU for a semester with the Hurricane Maria Assistance program reflect on their semester and talk about the upcoming storm season, Puerto Rican politics and the possibility of staying.

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Fall 2018 registration is approaching. Here are some fun 2-credit courses you can take.

The Relentless Rat Race of Finding a Summer Internship

The Relentless Rat Race of Finding a Summer Internship

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The pressure of summer internships is upon us, and as a first-year student, I wish I didn't have to worry about securing a job after just a year at NYU.

Snapchat Creeps Toward Its Death

Snapchat Creeps Toward Its Death

By Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Ever since the new update, Snapchat's popularity has been declining.

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

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features

WSN talks to CAS Dean Gene Jarrett about his present and future initiatives to help students in CAS.

Students and Alumni Debate Three-Year Degrees

Students and Alumni Debate Three-Year Degrees

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The debate featured passionate and compelling arguments on both sides, and sought to reach a consensus on a topical and controversial issue.

A Hearty Dish From Home

A Hearty Dish From Home

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

This week on Family Matters, read about a traditional birthday dish for one of our writers, Cuban Guiso.

Moses Center’s Support for Students With Disabilities Falls Short

Moses Center’s Support for Students With Disabilities Falls Short

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Some students have expressed issues with how the Moses Center has attempted to accommodate students with disabilities.

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Student walkouts will not stop mass shootings.

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

Take It Slow, Liberal Studies

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Liberal Studies should not be made its own school independent from the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is not fully developed and needs to attract more students before it is granted independence.

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