Abby Hofstetter, Managing Editor
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With mass protests across the U.S., a lot of information can be confusing and scrambled. WSN has compiled guides and tips that could be of use to the NYU community for protesting safely. Email [email protected] to help expand this list.
Sep 23, 2020
This year’s graduation ceremony was held over a 25-minute pre-edited video. In his initial email postponing the in-person ceremony President Hamilton stated the university would hold one eventually, although the details still remain unclear.
May 21, 2020
WSN’s top gamers went to Virtual Reality Grad Alley. Here’s what happened.
May 21, 2020
Here's our staff’s random thoughts before we finish the end of the semester.
May 6, 2020
In another community-wide email, university administrators detailed costs faced during the pandemic as well as how the university plans to proceed at this time.
Apr 28, 2020
Nintendo’s adorable game offers me consistency at a time when consistency is hard to come by.
Apr 12, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, a lot of information can get lost in the panic. WSN has compiled a list of resources that could possibly be of use to the NYU community. Email [email protected] to help expand this list.
Mar 23, 2020
NYUAD students feel reassured by its administration following the closures of all of NYU’s global sites.
Mar 23, 2020
Former New York City Mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg tried to use memes to engage with young voters last week. It didn’t work.
Feb 18, 2020
The most exciting singles that came out over the course of the week.
Feb 13, 2020
Sunday’s Oscars was a historic night for film. Here’s what our staff has to say about it.
Feb 12, 2020
The Super Bowl — whether you care about the game or not — draws parties, commercials and more. Hear our staff’s take on the subject.
Feb 6, 2020
The first week of courses always fills people with mixed emotions. Here are our staff’s takes on the subject.
Jan 30, 2020
In honor of the semester’s final Staff Rants, we have no theme — only pent-up rage.
Dec 4, 2019
Unlike many NYU seniors, Gallatin senior Imani Ortiz never met Alec Baldwin — until last week.
Dec 3, 2019
Among other secretive measures, NYU does not track suicides. But what does the university have to gain from this?
Dec 2, 2019
Thanksgiving is a divisive holiday, to say the least. Here’s what our staff has to say about it.
Nov 27, 2019
After a student found Hamilton’s burner account and hundreds of controversial tweets, the NYU community has deemed him canceled.
Nov 22, 2019
After significant efforts by the administration and student body to lower NYU’s tuition, the university has officially been deemed affordable.
Nov 20, 2019
NYU’s refusal to treat LS students and faculty as equal to their peers in FAS means that the university has failed to recognize a significant portion of its own community.
Nov 15, 2019
One man has been manually operating Albert since the registration site was founded, and he hasn’t seen the light of day since.
Nov 14, 2019
NYU’s department of Counseling and Wellness Services has officially fallen below the national standard. Will this finally be the impetus for NYU to improve its mental health facilities?
Nov 6, 2019
Just one of the many problematic filmmakers to pass through the halls of this university.
Oct 31, 2019
The NYU alumnus and self-proclaimed king of New York may not have been invited to NYU’s Alumni Weekend, but that’s not stopping him from advocating for his alma mater’s students.
Oct 28, 2019
NYU has released their 2020 tax returns one year in advance, and we’ve conducted a full review. Here’s what we found.
Oct 22, 2019
Though While You Wait seems like a step toward NYU improving its mental health facilities, a closer look reveals multiple problems with the ways that the university resolves student issues.
Oct 21, 2019
Sometimes, October is less of a month and more of a vibe. Hear what our staff has to say about it.
Oct 17, 2019
Palladium’s head chef may be a filth fly, but that’s not stopping him from achieving his wildest dreams.
Oct 10, 2019
The religious exemptions policy places the burden on students, further alienating those who are active in their faith.
Oct 7, 2019
See what our staff has to say about one of NYU’s least favorite things.
Oct 1, 2019
After reneging on a promise to release the minutes of their meetings, the Board of Trustees has published a summary of their annual June meeting. But since they never released the actual minutes, we’re left with no choice but to imagine what might have happened.
Sep 26, 2019
On the anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement’s occupation of Weinstein Residence Hall, it’s important to note how far NYU has come since 1970 — and how far it still has to go.
Sep 24, 2019
Whether you’re listening to your favorite playlist on the way to work or overhearing someone else’s at 4 a.m., music can evoke many emotions. Here’s what our staff has to say about it.
Sep 24, 2019
Lots of things related to food at NYU have changed recently. Hear what our staff has to say about it.
Sep 18, 2019
NYU has been in the spotlight recently, following profiles on multiple problematic individuals associated with the university — reflective of NYU’s culture at large.
Sep 17, 2019
Some things are fun to touch, and some things aren’t — it’s not too complicated. Let our staff tell you why.
Sep 10, 2019
When political candidates resort to jargon, it becomes more difficult to figure out the nuances in their policies.
Sep 8, 2019
Off-Third: Andrew Hamilton Kicks off Welcome Week with Presidential Address, Says NYU is “F-cking Lit”
The speech broke John Sexton’s record for the most profane Presidential Welcome in NYU history.
Sep 3, 2019
Lizzo’s rising popularity highlights a lack of positive representation of fat women, and gives hope for the future.
Aug 22, 2019
Analyzing the Wellness Center’s track record — and crunching some numbers — doesn’t inspire much optimism.
May 5, 2019
Brooklyn's Jewish community has fallen victim not only to a measles outbreak, but also to the resulting media coverage.
Apr 21, 2019
The final season starts off slow, but promises to gain traction as the series comes to a close.
Apr 15, 2019
Milo Yiannopoulos being invited to speak at NYU speaks to a bigger issue on campus that hasn’t been addressed enough — anti-Semitism.
Nov 5, 2018