The Unsung Struggle of Liberal Studies

When you’re a first-year in Liberal Studies, icebreakers are a depressing affair. Between the standard questions (“Where are you from?” or “How do you...

Pursue Your Dreams, Not Your Parents’

Before college, I lived to make my parents happy. I allowed them to draw the outline of my professional future and it was my...
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Respond to Negative News, Don’t Ignore It

I recently asked a friend if she’d read an article I had written for WSN and she told me that she doesn’t read the...

Will NYU Improve the SHC Now?

I felt pretty hopeless at the end of last semester. WSN reported in May that the wait times between appointments from NYU’s Counseling and...

High School Education Kills Shakespeare All Over Again

Even mentioning Shakespeare carries such negative connotations for college students that some readers may have already lost interest in this article. The idea of...

The Phrase ‘International Student’ Disguises Discrimination Against East Asians

It seems that as much as NYU likes to promote itself as a global institution, the students here can be just as closed-minded as...

Understanding the Trend of Performance Activism

I fall into the group of people that looks to Twitter for national and global updates on society, politics, the environment and, well, practically...

New Wellness Resource Indicates Lack of Accountability by NYU

NYU’s Wellness Exchange recently launched While You Wait, a resource to combat the notoriously long times that students have had to wait between sessions from...

Statistics Aren’t Everything, NYU

Two months ago, I stepped into Radio City Music Hall along with thousands of other first-years for the Presidential Welcome. As we all shuffled...

NYU’s Lack of Consideration for Black Students

I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to attend a school as prestigious as NYU. I’ve received a lot of praise from friends back...

NYU Should Give Students Days Off for Mental Health

Recently, legislation was introduced into the New York State Senate that would allow public school students to take days off for their mental health....

NYU Isn’t Doing Enough for Religious Students

From before I learned to speak to the time I graduated high school, I attended the same Jewish school. Class was not only canceled...
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