The Problem With Colleges Fetishizing POC Struggles

It’s no secret that it is much harder for students of color to be admitted to elite institutions. A New York Times analysis from...

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,...

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...

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...

Confessions of a Prelaw Student

As a junior in NYU’s prelaw program, I have never faced anything quite as terrifying as the idea of law school. I’ve known I...

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...

When Your NYU Community Doesn’t Respect You

NYU is the first community I have truly chosen to be a part of. I love this community, and the people in it. I...

The Changing Face of Journalism

Every outlet — from WSN’s editor-in-chief to the Washington Post— is talking about it. The so-called death of journalism as we know it is...

The Contradictions of a Catholic Education

Like many, I was disgusted by the incident that occurred during the Indigenous People’s March just a few weeks ago; a group of Trump...

Putting Geography Education on the Map

Back in high school, I had a substitute teacher that showed up relatively often to fill in for any history, science or math teacher....

Standing Up Against Secretary of Education’s New Regulations

On Nov. 16, 2018, under the leadership of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, the United States Department of Education revealed its newly proposed regulations...
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