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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.

Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Declare NYU a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Declare NYU a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story, University News

NYU students walked out of their classes on Wednesday in support of the nationwide #SanctuaryCampus movement.

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Starting the financial aid process earlier and accepting older tax returns offer planning benefits to high schoolers as they begin the application process, yet these small FAFSA reforms do little to ease the greatest burden of pursuing a college degree.

Universities Should Do More to Foster Wall Street Women

Universities Should Do More to Foster Wall Street Women

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The United States has, for the most part, recovered from the 2008 recession, stories of corporate largess, ethical transgressions and Wolf of Wall Street-style debauchery in the nation’s financial sector continue to haunt policymakers and citizens alike in 2016. While financial companies bear the bul...

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...

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU received an email on Wednesday threatening an Orlando-style attack on U.S. universities and colleges.

Georgetown Reparations Are Long Overdue

Georgetown Reparations Are Long Overdue

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

History informs and teaches so that all learn from the injustice of our predecessors.

Hamilton: UK conservatives threaten universities

Hamilton: UK conservatives threaten universities

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under News

NYU's president-to-be Andrew Hamilton gave a speech on Monday discussion proposed budget cuts to U.K. universities.

Student-only performance reviews misguided

Student-only performance reviews misguided

By Dana Brown, Staff Columnist

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Professors' performance ratings — which could potentially get them fired — should be based on more than student evaluations.

Problem of rising tuition hardly unique

Problem of rising tuition hardly unique

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

April 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The stratospheric rise in tuition costs have benefitted university administrations rather than improve the education experience for students.

Social media can help public figures connect

Social media can help public figures connect

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Social media platforms like Twitter, if used correctly, can be a great outlet for prominent figures, like university presidents, to interact with the public.

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.

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