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Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Adjunct Faculty Union Advocates for Rights

Morgan Smith, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

The Adjunct Faculty Union, a group of professors comprising of over 60 percent of the working staff at NYU, has historically rallied for fair wages and benefits for its members. As President Hamilton begins his tenure, the group has even more goals to achieve and issues to address.

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NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

NYU SLAM held a protest outside of Bobst, eventually migrating to the 12th floor, to petition the University to include a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

Matthew Perry, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

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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

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

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Discussions of Intersectionality Are Lacking In Sports

Discussions of Intersectionality Are Lacking In Sports

Manas Malik, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Religion adds a new level of abstraction to an already unpalatable discussion about racial tension.

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Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

This isn’t the first, nor the last time that an athlete of color, or one of a similarly afflicted minority group will use their platform to raise their voice against injustice.

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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, 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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The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz, News Editors
March 28, 2016
Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

WSN breaks down the "ban the box" movement and why the Incarceration to Education Coalition advocates for the removal of the box from NYU's Common Application.

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UPDATE: Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation Reaches 24 Hours

UPDATE: Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation Reaches 24 Hours

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce
March 26, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, NYU, University News

WSN breaks down the "ban the box" movement and why the Incarceration to Education Coalition advocates for the removal of the box from NYU's Common Application.

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BREAKING: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In at Kimmel

BREAKING: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In at Kimmel

Lexi Faunce, News Editor
March 25, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition hosted a sit with the Black and Brown Coalition, Black Student Union and other student activist groups on Kimmel's staircases to get NYU administration to make a statement that the school will not use applicant incarceration histories when considering them.

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SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

Lexi Faunce, News Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

Protesters from the Student Labor Action Movement gathered this weekend to fight for student worker rights.

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Solidarity Across Oceans for Free Speech

Solidarity Across Oceans for Free Speech

Anne Cruz, News Editor
February 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU students stood in support of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi's students, whose freedom of speech was suppressed.

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