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Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman
April 23, 2018
Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Muslim and black students have reported experiencing racial discrimination and Islamophobia in the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
March 30, 2018
Filed under News, University News

The groups cited four reasons for ending their occupation, while threatening further action if their demands are not met.

Divest and SLAM Relocate to Kimmel, Escalate Occupation

Divest and SLAM Relocate to Kimmel, Escalate Occupation

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
March 28, 2018
Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

After three days of occupying the Bonomi Family Admissions Center, NYU Divest and SLAM have relocated their occupation to the staircase of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
March 26, 2018
Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied the first floor of the Bonomi Family Admissions Center on Monday.

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
December 11, 2017
Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied exits of the Kimmel Center for University Life to track down trustees following Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meetings. The organizations documented the majority of Wednesday’s efforts on an Instagram Live video, which was posted on...

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

By Alex Domb and Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editors
October 30, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

A closer analysis of the Student Labor Action Movement's claims about the Board of Trustees.

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
October 27, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Both NYU President Andrew Hamilton and university spokesperson John Beckman spoke against SLAM's request for a student member on the Board of Trustees.

SLAM’s Recent Protest is Spot On

SLAM’s Recent Protest is Spot On

By WSN Editorial Board
October 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Despite Andy Hamilton’s opinion, students can be unbiased in the decision-making process in the Board of Trustees, just as the next person in the room.

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor
October 21, 2017
Filed under News, University News

NYU SLAM took to the Kimmel stairs this morning to ask for support from alumni and parents in its mission to get student representation on the Board of Trustees.

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

By WSN Editorial Board
September 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It is an admirable effort that de Blasio wants to help SLAM and get representatives in the board, but ultimately his help will do little for the cause

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor
September 27, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement continued their quest to get a student on NYU's Board of Trustees, this time by delivering a letter to President Andy Hamilton.

De Blasio Endorses SLAM, Discusses Racist Statues, Does Not Take Questions

De Blasio Endorses SLAM, Discusses Racist Statues, Does Not Take Questions

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor
September 27, 2017
Filed under City News, News, Top Story, University News

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited his old Weinstein dorm room. During his visit, he said he would consider taking down certain statues and supported SLAM's objective of getting a student on NYU's Board of Trustees.

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