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Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

Kyle Sturmann, Staff Writer
April 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

April is Earth Month at NYU: here are the initiatives the university has enacted to promote sustainability.

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Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

Lexi Faunce, News Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU Divest ended their 33-hour occupation of a Bobst elevator after administrators threatened to suspend them if they stayed past 5 p.m.

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Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

Daniella Azoulay
April 19, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The new government health guidelines failed to address one of the most prevalent source of greenhouse gas and health issues: meat.

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NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce
April 19, 2016
Filed under NEWS, NYU, University News

NYU Divest plans on staying overnight in Bobst library to continue their protest of NYU investing in fossil fuels.

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Street Artist Creates Show to Advocate for Wildlife

Street Artist Creates Show to Advocate for Wildlife

Qianqian Li, Contributing Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"Kingdom", the new solo show from street artist BK Foxx, focuses on threats to wildlife and the conservation of nature.

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BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

In light of the Flint water crisis, Black Students Union at NYU and NYU Divest cohosted a discussion about how race and environment intersect.

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Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

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NYU sustainability efforts improving

NYU sustainability efforts improving

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU's Office of Sustainability has initiated a number of programs designed to reduce environmental mismanagement.

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Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest launched a petition that encourages people to withhold donations from the university unless is divests.

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Where candidates stand on our concerns

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 2, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Presidential candidates' stance on issues that matter most to NYU students.

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Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest has a disagreement with Sexton during his last town hall meeting regarding NYU's dependency on fossil fuels.

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TPP is a bad deal for the US and the environment

TPP is a bad deal for the US and the environment

Max Schachere, Staff Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The Trans-Pacific Partnership could spell disaster for the environment and the U.S. manufacturing sector.

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