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Who Are the NYU Anti-fascists?

Who Are the NYU  Anti-fascists?

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

NYU's Anti-Fascists was responsible for organizing the protest on the night of Gavin McInnes's speech at the university. Here's a profile of the organization that claims to be committed to fighting those that obstruct equality.

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

The African Heritage Month planning committee has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Students believe that the celebration to unify the NYU community.

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

February 10, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Students for Justice in Palestine received an anonymous letter threatening members of the clubs and their families.

Gallatin Turns to Students to Further Diversity Efforts

Gallatin Turns to Students to Further Diversity Efforts

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study recently sent its students a diversity survey in order to track the school experience for students of color.

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

By Antonio Wovchko Fratto, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

ResistX, an SMS and email service created by NYU students, makes protesting a no-brainer.

Political Groups on Campus Review Decision to Host Gavin McInnes

Political Groups on Campus Review Decision to Host Gavin McInnes

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

A follow-up with students and professors about their thoughts on the Gavin McInnes speech and the events that occurred last Thursday.

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, News

The biting cold could not stop the LGBT community and their supporters from waving kaleidoscopic flags in the sky at a pro-LGBT rally held at the historic Stonewall Inn.

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Steinhardt sophomore Zane Kerr was arrested at a protest: WSN did a Q&A with him about his experience.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

During Holocaust Remembrance Week the CAS Dean Office and Realize Israel hosted a celebration of Elie Wiesel in the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.

Protests and Attacks Cut Gavin McInnes’s Speech Short

Protests and Attacks Cut Gavin McInnes’s Speech Short

By Natasha Roy, Jemima McEvoy, Sayer Devlin, and Diamond Naga Siu

February 2, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story, University News

Violence broke out at the Kimmel Center for University Life as Gavin McInnes spoke to the NYU College Republicans.

Walls Don’t Hold Back MSA During Rally

Walls Don’t Hold Back MSA During Rally

By Sayer Devlin and Htoo Min

February 2, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Muslim Student Association hosts a rally at Kimmel responding to President Trump's executive orders restricting immigration and suspending refugee admission.

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