Transgender Students Push for More Resources

Students are responsible for many of NYU’s structural changes — it was students who got the school to remove a question about incarceration from the common application, who protested its old dining service provider,...

NYU Text-A-Therapist App Yields Few Users, Poor Experiences

One year after the Student Health Center launched an app that allows those in need of mental health services to message a counselor 24/7, some students say the concept of online therapy is impersonal...

Underrepresented Students Demand Support From NYU

When President Donald Trump rescinded support for children of undocumented immigrants on Sept. 5, 2017, NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton, was quick to offer support to students who were affected. “NYU is committed to fully supporting...

Panelists and Students Debate Extent of Academic Freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU...

NYU Libraries hosted a forum on academic freedom and free speech on Thursday evening in Bobst Library. The panel featured speakers from NYU, Portland State University and PEN America, an organization dedicated to education...

NYU Lacks Representation, Support for Latine Students, Attendees of Town Hall Say

NYU often boasts about it’s diversity — in its press release on the class of 2023, the headline was “NYU Admits Most Diverse Class in Its History” — but at an NYU Latine Town...

NYU’s Interfraternity Frats to Stop Recruiting After This Semester

NYU’s Interfraternity Council fraternities will suspend recruiting altogether come Spring 2020, according to a Monday morning press release by the IFC. This comes after several frats were suspended or banned from campus due to...

Steinhardt Students Give Voices to Speech-Impaired Individuals

Steinhardt students are giving a voice to the voiceless. Literally. A student-run drive aims to help those affected by conditions like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, who use machines that assist them in verbalizing. Through...

Student Government Letters of Support Seek to Raise Awareness, Enact Change

NYU Student Government Assembly generally passes multiple letters of support every semester that seek to take a stance, call attention to or demand action on a pressing issue. WSN spoke to the authors of...

Law Professors Make Their Textbooks Free, Hoping to Ease Students’ Financial Burdens

Law textbooks, which can cost up to $300, take up only a small fraction of NYU School of Law students’ $66,000 tuition. Still, they are an expenditure that three professors hope to help students...

NYU Professor Who Researches Health Disparities Among Minorities Appointed to National Academy of Medicine

Rory Meyers professor Jacquelyn Taylor was selected as one of 100 new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the most respected achievements in the field of health, in October.  Taylor researches how...

Trans Awareness Week Starts by Tackling How to Make Feminism Trans-Inclusive

NYU kicked off its Trans Awareness Week with an event on Monday informing students on how to support the feminist movement while being inclusive of transgender people. The panel event was called “Not On Our...

Unexpected Charges Leave Students Distrustful of Courtesy Meals Program

The Courtesy Meals Program, which is supposed to be free, affected some financially vulnerable students’ aid packages this week, leading to confusion and distrust of the program. The CMP provides students with Dining Dollars —...
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