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Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Michael Rectenwald
February 6
Filed under OPINION

In response to the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workforce, NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald explains why the Social Justice Warrior ideology should be expunged, both within the university and beyond it.

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Letter to the Editor: “Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama”

Letter to the Editor: “Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama”

John Beckman, NYU Spokesperson
January 23
Filed under OPINION

NYU spokesperson John Beckman shared his thoughts about a recently published article in Washington Square News "Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama."

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Letter to the Editor: Clarity on Diversity Task Force

Letter to the Editor: Clarity on Diversity Task Force

Vincent Vance, Student Co-Chair of the Diversity Task Force
October 6
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The NYU Diversity and Inclusion Task Force is a representative body of students, faculty and staff, and our only goal is a more equitable, diverse and inclusive NYU.

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Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

Debra Lamorte
September 12
Filed under OPINION

The fact is, not all situations are analogous, the CUNY situation cited in the editorial is not analogous to NYU.

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Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Lola Jusidman and Olivia Rich
May 1
Filed under OPINION

Divestment affirms and deepens the positive steps that NYU is already taking in reducing its emissions, producing important research in every discipline and educating the next generation of climate leaders. We do not accept the false dichotomy, which exists in the aforementioned article and elsewhere, between financial health and affirming what is right.

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Letter to the Editor: Addressing NYU Housing Woes

Letter to the Editor: Addressing NYU Housing Woes

Tom Ellett
April 28
Filed under OPINION

We know that no system is perfect, but the university is proud that it offers students a safe place to live.

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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 28
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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Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

John Beckman
April 14
Filed under OPINION

In spite of our small per-student endowment, NYU has managed to improve its academic programs, reputation and ranking; substantially increase scholarship aid; and take some important initial steps toward improving affordability.

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Letter to the Editor: Housing Gripes

Letter to the Editor: Housing Gripes

Tom Ellett
March 28
Filed under OPINION

The room selection process for upperclass students is ultimately designed by students. We strongly encourage students to take the time to be engaged and informed about the process and continue to provide constructive feedback. We can work together to provide a better experience.

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Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

Too Much at Stake for Young Voter Apathy

Moshe Wander
March 21
Filed under OPINION

The best way to enfranchise young voters is to connect the issues that young people care about to the importance of voting, researching the candidates and knowing how to vote. There is no easy formula for getting this done, but a student organization here at NYU is giving it a try.

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