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Opinion: The racist, anti-worker closure of NYU’s English Language Institute
By Alexandra Chan, Managing Editor • December 7, 2021
(Staff Photo by Taylor Knight)
The Factory, revived
November 24, 2021
Michael Steinhardt and his wife, Judy Steinhardt made two $10 million donations to the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development in 2001. Michael Steinhardt was ordered to surrender 180 stolen antiques worth $70 million on Dec. 6 and received a lifetime ban on acquiring artifacts. (Image via nyu.edu)
Michael Steinhardt surrenders stolen antiquities worth $70 million 
By Kristian Burt and Rachel Cohen December 7, 2021
Gloria Corruzzi is a professor at the Center for Genomics and System Biology. (©Moree: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau)
24 NYU professors named world’s most cited researchers
By Natalie Thomas, Contributing Writer • December 7, 2021
NYU’s Student Government Assembly pushes for more student, faculty, dean and administration representation on the NYU board of trustees again this fall. The original proposal was rejected by the board in 2018. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)
Student gov’t renews push for representation on NYU board of trustees
By Maria Freyre and Rachel Cohen December 7, 2021
The School of Professional Studies at NYU is shutting down the English Language Institute at the end of the semester. The closure will result in dozens of staff layoffs and the loss of English programs which serve international students. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)
NYU cuts English program that served international students, fires staff
By Gabriel Hawthorne, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021
Anime NYC was held from Nov. 19-21 at the Javits Center in New York City. An attendee from Minnesota tested positive for the omicron variant in one of the first detections of the variant in the United States. (Photo by Mari Binstock)
Anime club members should get COVID test, NYU says
By Arnav Binaykia, News Editor • December 6, 2021
Tech entrepreneur David Ko was recently introduced as a member of the NYU board of trustees. WSN sat down with Ko to talk about his plans for the university. (Photo by Raleigh Swick)
Becoming an NYU trustee: a conversation with David Ko
By Abby Wilson, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021
(Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
Ranked: NYU meme pages
By Joey Hung and Sabrina Choudhary December 6, 2021
Launched in New York City, Bloc Collective is a new brand of canned cocktails Their packaging has QR codes that link consumers to local events. However, the cost of the cocktails may make them inaccessible for college students. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)
Bloc Collective is cool, but it’s not the next White Claw
By Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung December 3, 2021
(Photo by Sara Vargas)
Top 3 style tips for surviving a New York winter
By Sara Vargas, Contributing Writer • November 30, 2021
Fringe Fall 2021
Fringe Fall 2021
November 24, 2021
(Staff Photo by Brooke Nguyen)
Party stories that we’re legally allowed to talk about
November 24, 2021
(Staff Photo by Taylor Knight)
The Factory, revived
By Ashley Wu, Editor in Chief • November 24, 2021
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The Park Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of many martial arts training centers that offer lessons for children. Martial arts is becoming a popular after-school activity for kids. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)
The newest masters of MMA: Park Slope children
By Ryan Walker , Social Media Editor • December 6, 2021
The 2021-22 season has not only been full of drama, but it also brought a rule change on fouls. The new rule makes it harder for an offensive player to deliberately draw a foul. (Staff Illustration by Ryan Kawahara, Images via Wikimedia Commons)
New season, new rules, new era for the NBA?
By Daniel Haas, Contributing Writer • November 22, 2021
New York Knicks forward Julius Randle spoke at the Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball school gym in the Bronx to celebrate his #30 for 3! campaign. Through his partnership with the school, Randle plans to donate $500 for every three-pointer he makes in the season, which will assist the school in developing its academic programs. (Staff Photo by Mitesh Shrestha)
Knicks star Randle pledges support for Bronx basketball school
By Mitesh Shrestha, Sports Editor • November 16, 2021
The 2021-2022 NBA season commenced on Oct. 19. With the start of the new season comes a lot of drama. (Staff Illustration by Ryan Kawahara, Images via Wikimedia Commons)
Keeping up with the NBA: the 75th anniversary
By Mitesh Shrestha, Sports Editor • November 11, 2021
The New York Knicks surprised fans last season with their early success. Still, there are a number of steps that they could take in order to improve further this season. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
How the Knicks can follow up on last season’s unexpected success
By Ethan Hourizadeh, Staff Writer • October 25, 2021
Many New York Giants fans have been disappointed in the team’s performance during the first six weeks of the NFL season. But fans should not lose hope — there is still a chance for a comeback. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
Searching for silver linings in the Giants’ bleak season start
By Daniel Haas, Contributing Writer • October 25, 2021