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The Bias Response Line Is Broken, This Is How NYU Should Fix It

The Bias Response Line Is Broken, This Is How NYU Should Fix It

By WSN Editorial Board

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Bias Response Line is in serious need of improvement. We have some ideas.

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Bias Response Line Unresponsive

Bias Response Line Unresponsive

By WSN Editorial Board

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Bias Response Line should be more transparent about its reports and reaffirm its commitment to inclusivity.

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NYU Needs to Alert Students of Sexual Assault

NYU Needs to Alert Students of Sexual Assault

By WSN Editorial Board

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Just as students at other major universities have put pressure on their administrations to be more open about sexual assault, we need to demand clarity from our university on the reality of sexual assault on campus.

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Publicly Available Tax Returns Mean More Transparency

Publicly Available Tax Returns Mean More Transparency

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Publicly available tax returns would keep those in power in check through the looming threat of their unethical dealings being made public.

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Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

By WSN Editorial Board

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The issue of campus diversity was an opportunity for the Hamilton administration to prove that it could make good on its word. Instead, we got broken promises, forgotten deadlines and needlessly puerile rebuffs from official spokespeople.

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Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD has demonstrated a complete unwillingness to listen to public demand for greater accountability.

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Tracking Donor Money Is Too Hard

Tracking Donor Money Is Too Hard

By WSN Editorial Board

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The lack of transparency about the use of donor money is troubling to students who are already strapped for cash.

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Ask NYU For Change and You Shall Receive — Maybe

Ask NYU For Change and You Shall Receive — Maybe

By WSN Editorial Board

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The open suggestion box is a critical next step, not only for Hamilton’s affordability mission, but also his ongoing efforts to create a more transparent administration. But it remains to be seen how well the administration will respond.

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New York State should copy Florida’s transparency

New York State should copy Florida’s transparency

By Abraham Gross, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New York State should follow Florida's example and amend their transparency laws.

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Hackers, leakers must keep leaks constructive

Hackers, leakers must keep leaks constructive

By Abraham Gross, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

While leaking can serve the public interest, they must be tempered by not releasing person information.

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Fantasy sports betting should be regulated, not abolished

Fantasy sports betting should be regulated, not abolished

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Fantasy sports websites need regulation to prevent illicit activity.

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SSC works on campaign to improve transparency

SSC works on campaign to improve transparency

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU's student government announced it's Project 49 campaign, designed to promote transparency between student government and the student body

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