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Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

WSN Editorial Board

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Now, more than ever, universities must make an effort to welcome and integrate its international students into the university’s community.

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The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

The Exploitation of Adjunct Professors

Michael Ellis, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Over the past few decades, the process of hiring teachers at colleges and universities has dramatically changed. What once used to be a reliable job with an optimistic future, now has taken a turn for the worse.

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Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

WSN Editorial Board

November 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

As the amount of allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment continue to rise, NYU must continue to ensure that its campus remain a safe place for its students.

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Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

Fordham Should Not Allow Roger Stone to Speak

WSN Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

By welcoming Roger Stone to speak at the university, Fordham is doing nothing but encouraging ill-inclined, polarizing beliefs on campus.

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Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

Free Speech On Campus Is Pertinent to Faculty, Too

WSN Editorial Board

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Universities should not silence professors—or encourage their silence. To continue being symbols of academic encouragement, they must welcome discussions, instead of reprehending them—and this expands to the professors.

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Meet the Locals Issue

Meet the Locals Issue

Laura Shkouratoff and Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Directors

September 11, 2017


Filed under Read This Week's Issue, SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY, Uncategorized

Take a closer look at the familiar faces in Washington Square Park, from the Birdman to the artist that covers the walkways with chalk.

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Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

An NYU student is circulating a petition that requests that the university's academic calendar allow classes to be cancelled to accomadate major Jewish holidays.

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On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2016


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

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“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 23, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.

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Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

Nina Huang, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

The NYU community provides feedback on the university's pilot program to help students without documentation.

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FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

WSN Editorial Board

September 21, 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.

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PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

PBS’s Point of View documentary series will feature the stirring “All the Difference” this Monday, Sept. 12. The film follows the respective paths of two Urban Prep high school students from the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago as they move from high school to four-year universities. Both raw and hea...

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