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The Consequences of NYU’s Guise of Transparency

Friday, May 1 was decision day, when many high school seniors chose where they were going to go to college for the next four...

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Must Do More For Its Students

Last week, the COVID-19 Coalition and NYU’s Graduate Student Organizing Committee hosted a Virtual Week of Action, which sought to raise awareness of the...

Prioritizing Transparency in Federal Relief Spending

The Department of Education recently released the amount of funding certain universities will receive through the CARES Act — the third installment of the...

New Yorkers Don’t Deserve Petty Politics

On Saturday, April 11, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio closed public schools for the remainder of the academic year due to concerns...

Holding Leaders More Accountable in Crisis, Not Less

During this time of crisis, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has become a figure of admiration for many Americans looking for a dependable...

Staff Rants and Raves: The Last of the Semester

Rants On Apartment Heating Abby Hofstetter, Managing Editor Contrary to popular belief, I’m generally an agreeable person. I don’t really complain when things aren’t exactly to my...

The Misleading Nature of the NYU Administration’s Letter

Last week, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, Executive Vice President Martin Dorph and Provost Katherine Fleming sent an email to the NYU community, providing several...

President Hamilton: Support Students in Need and Take a Pay Cut

When I received President Andrew Hamilton’s email discussing NYU’s current financial situation last week, I expected it to contain the usual insistence that the...

Help Local Bookstores During COVID-19

Independent bookstores across the country offer many a safe haven. These local stores are especially important in New York City as they have a...

Congress Needs to Provide Stimulus Checks for Mixed-Status Families

By now, it is common knowledge that the CARES Act discriminates against undocumented immigrants. A few weeks ago, Secretary of Education Besty DeVos cut...

Democrats, You Don’t Have to Hand It to George W. Bush

Former President George W. Bush shared a message on Saturday, May 2, across his social media platforms calling on Americans to put aside partisan...

The Need for a Democratic Board of Trustees at NYU

The disruptive nature of COVID-19 has heavily impacted many sectors, including higher education. In the wake of the controversial $14 billion relief package passed...

Teachers Deserve Better Pay in Crisis

Since the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools across the United States have responded by closing their doors for the remainder of the...

The Consequences of NYU’s Guise of Transparency

Friday, May 1 was decision day, when many high school seniors chose where they were going to go to college for the next four...
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Student Government Assembly Chair Resigns Over Conflicting Statement, Relationship Between the NYPD and NYU Public Safety Remains Unclear

Student Government Assembly Chairperson Raj Kittusamy has resigned following criticism of a statement that appeared to call for the university to increase ties with...

Fraternity Suspended After Racist Messages Leaked Amid Nationwide Anti-Racist Protests

The NYU chapter of the Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity has been suspended indefinitely by both the University and the national fraternity after racist GroupMe...

Senior Associate VP for Student Affairs Tom Ellett Responds to Reports of Mistreatment, Exploitation and Lack of Transparency by Former RAs

Three months ago, Cam Mesinger, a former Weinstein Resident Assistant and NYU Gallatin 2020 graduate, was on duty with their RA team. They were...

Senior Associate VP for Student Affairs Tom Ellett Departs NYU After 19 Years

Senior Associate VP for Student Affairs Tom Ellett will be retiring after nearly 2 decades at NYU to join Quinnipiac University as their Chief...

NYU’s Class of 2020 Graduates Over Livestream

NYU’s Class of 2020 graduated from the comfort of their homes. Though the ceremony usually takes place at Yankee Stadium, this year it was...

NYU Announces Intent to Return to In Person Classes in the Fall

In an email sent on Tuesday, May 19 to students, NYU Provost Katherine Fleming announced a series of plans being considered by the university...

The Highs and Lows of Virtual Reality Grad Alley

To call these times unprecedented would not only be an understatement, it would also just be repetitive. But something that perhaps nobody expected, despite...

Wanyi Jiang Has Put in the Work but Makes It Look Easy

It’s hard not to fall in love with Marie Claire Design Director Wanyi Jiang. It might be downright impossible. If you’re not lucky enough...

Student Takes Passion for Music and Launches It Into an App

When you hear a song with a catchy beat or relatable lyrics, sometimes it's just too good to keep to yourself. Many of us...

‘Bake n Zoom’: The Latest Quarantine Cooking Trend

Let’s face it: Zoom classes are just not as engaging as the real thing. Perhaps you text your friends when you get tired of...

Motivation with Madi Muscle

Madi Richardson is a Tisch sophomore studying Recorded Music at the Clive Davis Institute, but what makes her even cooler is her new fitness...

Getting in Touch With the Great Outdoors

Due to the abrupt move to remote classes for the rest of the semester after the outbreak of COVID-19, some students have relocated miles...

WNYU Interview with New Zealand Rising Star BENEE

Editor's Note: This article is a full transcript of the radio interview, which has been lightly edited for format and consistency. Thanks to WNYU-FM...

Weekly Radio Roundup: Final Edition of the Semester

The end is near and the statement isn’t necessarily foreboding. The end suggests the completion of finals and the freedom to wander the streets...

Reinventing the Face of Faith in ‘Corpus Christi’

“It doesn’t matter where you’re from. All that matters is where you’re going.” This is one of the first sentences Daniel speaks after assuming...

Two Tisch Drama Students Find Silver Linings in Remote Learning

In a typical week, drama students in Tisch manage two days of classes and three days of studio work. Though studio days vary, they...

Travis Scott’s ‘Astronomical’ Fortnite Concert Has Redefined Genuine Interactivity

Travis Scott’s hit “SICKO MODE” from his 2018 album, “ASTROWORLD,” blared through an Instagram post that sucked me into a dimension that spun trippy...

‘Bull’ Offers an Intimate Glimpse Into Rodeo Life

From the beginning of Annie Silverstein’s “Bull,” it is apparent that Kris (Amber Havard) has become resigned to her circumstances. The adults around her...

Passion FC: Soccer for Social Change

At the age of 17, SPS junior Arik Rosenstein took a gap year to live in Jerusalem to participate in a leadership development program...

How Can Athletes Trust USA Gymnastics?

Last week, elite gymnastics coach Maggie Haney was served with an eight-year suspension by U.S.A Gymnastics following accusations that she had verbally and emotionally...

Just For Kicks: NYU Taekwondo Team Discusses Their Season’s Premature Ending

When she first heard that their upcoming tournament at New Jersey State would be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Steinhardt senior Christine Zheng...

These Sports Stories Should Have Their Own Documentaries

If you haven’t been paying attention, “The Last Dance”  is a 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls’ last championship run...
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