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Anti-PC Professor in High Demand

Anti-PC Professor in High Demand

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Even in light of recent controversy, it seems that many students are still interested in taking Michael Rectenwald's classes.

University of Chicago’s Letter Restricts Academic Speech

University of Chicago’s Letter Restricts Academic Speech

By Abraham Gross, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In an effort to preserve ‘academic freedom,’ the University of Chicago administration has limited the control of itstheir professors over their own classrooms.

Campus suicide should not be a Halloween decoration

Campus suicide should not be a Halloween decoration

By WSN Editorial Board

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given NYU's history with suicide, the office of student affairs should be sensitive in their fall ball decorations.

Political meddling is real threat to free speech

Political meddling is real threat to free speech

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

While trigger warnings are often attacked for being the antithesis of free speech, politicians meddling in education issues is much more serious.

Universities sheltering students betrays ideals

Universities sheltering students betrays ideals

By By WSN Editorial Board

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Universities must not betray their ideals of introducing students to opinions different from their own by sanitizing important discussions at the university.

Debate over trigger warnings in classrooms hits campus

Debate over trigger warnings in classrooms hits campus

By Monica Millay

October 20, 2014


Filed under Features

Trigger warnings have recently come under fire in the realm of academia as to whether or not professors should include them in their syllabi.