Washington Square News

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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The Wealth Gap and Canada’s Golden Goose

The Wealth Gap and Canada’s Golden Goose

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The wealth gap is steadily increasing in the United States, as is interest in luxury fashion.

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Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

Have A Class in Cantor? Dress Warmly

By Yale Buchwald, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The line outside of the Cantor Film Center is outrageous and needs to be stopped before students freeze or pedestrians are injured.

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Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

By Monica Barrett, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Mental health issues are not trends that NYU students can use to develop their personal images. Having a mental illness is not quirky or romantic or edgy. Mental illnesses are real and we should think about them seriously.

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Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

Tide Pods, Barstool and Our Need to Go Viral

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Social media trends perpetuate dangerous behavior due to our generation's willingness to pursue extremes in order to gain online attention.

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NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A new photography exhibit portraying refugee life in Djibouti from NYU Abu Dhabi opened at 19 Washington Square North on Feb. 4.

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Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.

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Starting Fresh after Hurricane Maria

Starting Fresh after Hurricane Maria

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Salome Ramirez is one of the many Puerto Rican students who were offered a scholarship by the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program

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NYU Welcomes Puerto Rican Students

NYU Welcomes Puerto Rican Students

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU announced in November that it would launch the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program for students from Puerto Rico affected by the hurricane. It initially committed to accepting 50 students but will accept more because of the large volume of applicants. The students will study tuition-free at NYU for the spring semester.

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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.

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NY-Untraditional Thanksgivings

NY-Untraditional Thanksgivings

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Every family has its own way of celebrating Thanksgiving.

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