Cuomo’s Proposed Driving Tax Poses Impacts to Students, Faculty

The New York legislature will vote on a driving tax proposal to combat New York City’s traffic congestion on Jan. 26. If passed, drivers will be charged up to $11.52 when driving in high-congestion...

Midterm Results Signal a New Wave of Progressive Policies for New York

Featuring momentous local and national results, the 2018 midterm elections are poised to have a tangible effect on NYU, New York and the nation as a whole.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

  Hundreds of voices echoed down Broadway last Saturday as students, teachers, scientists, activists and New York residents came together to support “Science Not Silence.” Those leading the voices from Washington Square Park to City Hall...

NYU Student Organizes Love Rally in the Park

The saga of rallies in and of NYU as a response to Donald Trump’s election continued on Friday with the Love Rally in Washington Square Park. Gallatin sophomore Sydney Miller organized the event garnering...

Trump Moves to Revive DAPL, Students Respond with Protests

Donald Trump signed a document today that allows the government to reconsider construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, a project that was rerouted in December to avoid destruction of Native American land. The executive...

NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

The New York City Police Department revealed plans for a policy change on Thursday requiring all officers to document and report any cases of use of force against civilians. The announcement, made by Commissioner...

How Will Steven Mnuchin Affect NYU Students?

The Senate confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as the U.S. Secretary of Treasury added to the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s brief time in office. Mnuchin, who worked at Goldman Sachs before moving to Hollywood...

Free Tampons Could Be on Their Way to NYU

Periods can be more than just a nuisance for those who cannot afford feminine hygiene products such as pads or tampons. Products deemed as medical necessities do not receive taxation, so #tampontax activists such...

Rubin Hall Bakes Cookies for Firefighters on 9/11

A Rubin Hall faculty member and multiple residents baked cookies for the local fire station as a way of thanking the organization on the 18th anniversary of 9/11, when over 400 firefighters and other...

University hopes campus construction won’t disrupt community

Students may want to start bringing a hard hat to class, as an email from the university Monday informed the NYU community of two major construction projects around Washington Square Park starting this month....

Trump and Clinton Win Big in New York, Edge Closer to Nomination

As anticipated by pollsters, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and native New Yorker Donald Trump both won in their respective New York presidential primaries on Tuesday. The day was filled with hundreds of...

Thanksgiving News Update

While NYU students decompressed after midterms and stuffed their faces with turkey over Thanksgiving break, the news cycle had a number of breaking stories develop during the start of the holiday season. WSN broke...
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