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Darren Walker Is This Year’s Commencement Speaker. So Who Is He?

Darren Walker Is This Year’s Commencement Speaker. So Who Is He?

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Darren Walker, the president of Ford Foundation will speak at the 2016 Commencement, but who even is he?

Parents Day disruptive, little use

Parents Day disruptive, little use

By Emily Fong, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU Parent's Week wasn't a fun time at all. Not only was it an inconvenience for students in Bobst trying to study for midterms, but there are so many better ways for parents to spend time with their kids in the city.

University to await effects of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

University to await effects of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

July 22, 2013


Filed under News

In light of the Supreme Court decision in late June to send the affirmative action case brought by the University of Texas back to the lower courts, NYU said that it will continue to take race into consideration when shaping the next student body as the university awaits the effects of the ruling. A 7-1 ...

University of Texas to initiate financial aid program

University of Texas to initiate financial aid program

October 24, 2012


Filed under News

The University of Texas at Austin will initiate a program next year for 200 incoming freshman that will reduce student loans if they graduate in four years. The two main goals of the pilot program are to encourage students to graduate more quickly and to help reduce student loans. The university’s...