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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 23, 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 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.

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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...

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

August 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Just three years ago, NYU Shanghai was established in partnership with East China Normal University. Now a crucial part of NYU’s global reach, the site is preparing to bid adieu to its first graduating class at the end of this academic year. The Class of 2017 consists of approximately 50 percent Chinese s...

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

Protesters from the Student Labor Action Movement gathered this weekend to fight for student worker rights.

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Applicant Record Topped Again

Applicant Record Topped Again

Tegan Mosugu, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

A record-breaking number of students applied to NYU for the 2016 school year.

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Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

Justine Morris, Deputy News Editor

November 23, 2015


Filed under Crime Log, NEWS

A round-up of crime from around campus in the last week.

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