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Ishaan Parmar

Ishaan Parmar, Deputy News Editor

Ishaan Parmar is a Tisch first-year studying Film & Television. He enjoys highs-and-lows during pitch meetings and making fun of his news editor, Victor. He joined WSN to get away from the oversized nicotine cartridge that is the Tisch building. Ishaan is from Los Altos, California, a small town 40 minutes south of San Francisco. He loves watching baseball and Gordon Ramsay videos at the end of the day to relax.

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Retired faculty successfully appealed their retirement lawsuit against NYU.  (Staff Photo by Marva Shi)

Dismissal of NYU Retirement Funds Lawsuit Overturned

A federal appeals court ruled that the case of six NYU professors who allege that the university mismanaged their retirement funds will not be dismissed.
October 22, 2019

The case of six NYU professors alleging that the university mismanaged their retirement funds will be retried, a federal appeals court ruled on Oct. 1. The U.S. Court of Appeals...

Staff Rants: NYU Housing

Staff Rants: NYU Housing

Palladium might have a failing dining hall, but it’s not the only residence hall that has issues.
October 9, 2019

On Uninvited Guests By Calais Watkins, Dining Editor I only lived in NYU Housing for one brief, inglorious year — in Weinstein Residence Hall, to be specific. I expected...

Students, faculty and oral cancer survivors gathered for the College’s annual NYU Oral Cancer Walk on October 6. (Photo by Ronni Husmann)

NYU Dentistry Hosts Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

All proceeds went to the NYU Oral Health Center, which helped offer free screenings on Sunday as part of the event.
October 7, 2019

Over 500 people participated in NYU College of Dentistry’s annual Oral Cancer Walk to raise money and awareness for research into oral cancer. As part of Cancer Awareness Month,...

NYU professor Dr. David Abrams is concerned about the sudden backlash and legislation against vaping. He believes its risks are less dangerous than that of tobacco cigarettes. (Staff Photo by Ishaan Parmar)

NYU Professor: Demonizing Vaping Does ‘More Harm Than Good’

Dr. David Abrams, in the College of Global Public Health, believes that demonizing e-cigarette use discourages existing cigarette smokers from switching to them.
October 1, 2019

Politicians and advocates have called for increased e-cigarette regulation after a rise in serious lung illnesses linked to the products. One NYU professor warns that anti-vaping...

The logo of NYUs Student Government. (Courtesy of NYU Student Government)

Student Government Address Diversity Through Alternate Senator at-Large Positions

The Student Senators Council has reached out to clubs and organizations representing minorities to encourage students to apply.
September 27, 2019

NYU’s student government is making efforts to increase diversity through their Alternate Senator at-Large applications, which are due Monday. The Student Senators Council...

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October 5, 2019

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September 6, 2019

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September 6, 2019

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