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An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

Riley Blake, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Knowing you have the right to protest and knowing specifically what those rights mean are two different things. Check out our simple guide to what protests are and aren't legally protected under the U.S. Constitution.

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NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

Antonio Wovchko Fratto, Contributing Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

ResistX, an SMS and email service created by NYU students, makes protesting a no-brainer.

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Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

Steinhardt sophomore Zane Kerr was arrested at a protest: WSN did a Q&A with him about his experience.

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International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

International Students Should Be Engaged in American Politics

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

While international students are only here, theoretically, to get an education, they should be aware and critical of American politics and they should protest.

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Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Events such as these require the community to side with the protesters and to support their efforts to sway the minds of administrators, and the least effective way to win the hearts of other outrage-prone Bobcats is to forcibly interrupt ten floors of studying students with chanting and slogans.

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LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

LIU Brooklyn Lockout Sets Dangerous Precedent

WSN Editorial Board
September 16, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

When classes started at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus last Wednesday, students were missing one rather important thing: their professors. Around 400 faculty members had their access to the school’s facilities revoked after contract negotiations between union members and administrators failed miserably. The teachers’ union was originally trying to negotiate a new contract guaranteeing tha...

Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Faculty Stands in Solidarity with Divest

Members of the Gallatin Faculty
April 29, 2016
Filed under OPINION

In times of conflict, our students should be treated as young adults, not as kids in need of parental supervision. What the administration has created is an atmosphere of fear among our students where there should be safety and tolerance.

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[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

Anne Cruz, News Editor
March 26, 2016
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, NYU, University News

  Organizers and supporters of the Incarceration to Education Coalition have been occupying the Kimmel Center for Student Life since Friday afternoon to protest the presence of the box — questions pertaining to criminal histories or disciplinary records — on NYU's Common Application. More tha...

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief
November 19, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Dear Readers, Over the past several weeks, there has been a marked increase in discussions about racial tension on college campuses. From Mizzou to Yale and all over the country, students of color are sending a clear message: We will not be silenced. In an attempt to open discussions about racism o...

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