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

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

By 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.

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

By 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.

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.

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

PBS Documentary “All the Difference” Highlights Urban Education

By 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

By 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...

Here’s What You Missed in March

Here’s What You Missed in March

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Top 5 March news coverage from WSN.

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

By 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.

Applicant Record Topped Again

Applicant Record Topped Again

By 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.

Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

By 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.

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest launched a petition that encourages people to withhold donations from the university unless is divests.

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest has a disagreement with Sexton during his last town hall meeting regarding NYU's dependency on fossil fuels.

‘White Only’ and ‘Black Only’ signs spark controversy

By Daria Butler, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Student hangs controversial signs around Buffalo college.

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