Diverse in Race, Diverse in Thought

Colleges aren’t sacrificing intellectual diversity by focusing on racial diversity. They are helping to create it.

The Labor of Student Loans

When asked to describe NYU, one word comes to mind: expensive. Whether you’re paying out of pocket or through loans, $75,000 a year is...

Which Tisch Are You Talking About?

At the beginning of a semester or after a major awards show, an email always pops into my inbox from Allyson Green, Dean of...

NYU’s LA Campus: An Attempt to Rise up the Ranks

NYU’s developments in LA are the latest in the university’s push to rise to the top.

Refocusing the Conversation on Education Reform

Conversations surrounding education reform consistently center around the school choice debate. To summarize, politicians and reformers have been aggressively debating on whether to expand...

STEM Students Need Seminars, Too

Every semester, thousands of aspiring doctors, engineers, surgeons and researchers square up against a common foe, one they must tackle before their days of...

Snow Days Highlight New York City’s Hunger Problem

Generally speaking, I try not to complain about a day off. When I learned that school would be canceled, I was ecstatic. Growing up...

The Outlying and Malicious Tuition Policy of NYU

You would be hard pressed to find an NYU student clamoring for more responsibilities in their schedule. But when it comes to academic classes,...

A for Art, B for Best

I spend all day in acting school trying not to care what other people think of me, trying not to be afraid of making...

General Education As a Juice Cleanse

The first annual CAS Student-Alumni Debate, held earlier this month, was comprised of arguments for and against a three-year undergraduate education model. The debate...

Higher Education Needs Intervention From All Sides

Last week, WSN reported on NYU’s intentions to lobby for increased state funding for tuition. Considering the university’s infamously high tuition, the change would...

How NYU Should Approach Free Speech and Trigger Warnings

People often reduce the campus free speech debate to a trade-off between open discourse and a culture of respect. But truly, we can have...
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