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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.

Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

By WSN Editorial Board

September 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While President Andrew Hamilton has made strides to make the university more affordable, the Disorientation Guide makes valid points about what more NYU has to do to increase accessibility to the university.

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

By Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance, Theater

"Exposed" is a new play based on the true story of Mariam Weeks, the Duke University Freshman who took on a porn star persona to pay her college tuition.

Stern Fundraises to Help Vets

Stern Fundraises to Help Vets

By Coco Wang, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Stern alumni donates money to start a new MBA program for veteran students.

A Senior Citizen As Your New Roommate

A Senior Citizen As Your New Roommate

By Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

As part of its plan to make NYU more affordable, the Affordability Steering Committee plans to match students with senior citizens who have a spare bedroom by the fall of 2017.

Clinton’s New College Compact Compromises Credibility

Clinton’s New College Compact Compromises Credibility

By WSN Editorial Board

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Clinton's new higher education proposal is a poorly made compromise.

Annual Rise In Tuition Causes Undue Stress

Annual Rise In Tuition Causes Undue Stress

By WSN Editorial Board

August 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Since its expansion and rise to the top of college rankings, cost of attendance at NYU has been a concern for students. Even more frustrating is the practice of raising tuition costs each year in order to offset inflation and university expenses. While a necessary evil in some cases, it has become appa...

Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

By WSN Editorial Board

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The coming semester will demonstrate whether this administration has become the standard-bearer for the students, or the new face of an old regime.

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest seeks to make NYU divest from fossil fuel companies, but some NYU students disagree with their cause.

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

By John Beckman

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In spite of our small per-student endowment, NYU has managed to improve its academic programs, reputation and ranking; substantially increase scholarship aid; and take some important initial steps toward improving affordability.

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