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Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New York City colleges should follow Cooper Union's example and work to reduce the cost of tuition or make college free.

General Education As a Juice Cleanse

General Education As a Juice Cleanse

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Education, Opinion, University Life

The potential benefits of NYU adopting a three-year bachelor's program outweigh the costs.

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under City News, News

The selective East Village university faced heavy pushback and a decrease in applications after it first instated tuition costs in 2014.

HUMOR: NYU Students Give Up Paying Tuition for Lent

HUMOR: NYU Students Give Up Paying Tuition for Lent

By Genevieve Goodman, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Humor

While others give up TV shows or certain foods for Lent, some at NYU are giving up paying for tuition.

Call Me Daddy

Call Me Daddy

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU is the third fastest-growing sugar baby school. What is it like to be a sugar baby? Why do people do it? Read more to find out.

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.

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.

Ending Net Neutrality Could Lead to Tuition Increases

Ending Net Neutrality Could Lead to Tuition Increases

By WSN Editorial Staff

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Appeal of Net Neutrality would undoubtedly mean that NYU tuition will increase for any student that would want internet access, which is nearly all of us.

Weakening Higher Ed Benefits Republican Politicians

Weakening Higher Ed Benefits Republican Politicians

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Tuition-free college will continue to be treated as millennial fantasy until unapologetically left-wing Democrats are elected

Tax Plan Harmful for Students

Tax Plan Harmful for Students

By WSN Editorial Board

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

For a tax bill that is being promoted as relief for the middle class, this bill — if passed — will drastically hurt millions of American students. In a country where we encourage people to work hard and to go to pursue higher education, this seems objectively backwards.

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

Measures for Reducing Tuition Not Affordable Within Students’ Lifestyles

By WSN Editorial Board

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If Hamilton truly wants to make NYU accessible to more people, he should work to lower tuition instead of focusing on obscure policies that will not really help anyone.

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