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All New Yorkers: Action Requested

All New Yorkers: Action Requested

Matthew Yuri
March 27
Filed under OPINION

A third grader requests information for his state project.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program’

LS Student Council
February 27
Filed under OPINION

The Liberal Studies Student Council argues that NYU's Liberal Studies program does in fact prepare students for their majors and their future careers, while also providing them with a thorough liberal arts education.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU’

Letter to the Editor: ‘John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU’

John Beckman, NYU Spokesperson
February 24
Filed under OPINION

University spokesperson John Beckman responds to a recent Washington Square News editorial titled "John Sexton Should Not Be Speaking at NYU."

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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 7
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 13
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 2
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 29
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 29
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 15
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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