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Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

By Kristina Hayhurst and Sarah Jackson

April 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Hundreds of students, including survivors of mass school shootings, assembled in Washington Square Park on Friday to call for comprehensive gun control.

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Former Democratic Majority Leader Speaks About Irish Politics

Former Democratic Majority Leader Speaks About Irish Politics

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Glucksman Ireland House hosted the former senate majority leader for a conversation about Irish politics and culture.

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Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

By Mack DeGeurin, Sakshi Venkatraman, and Alex Domb, News Editors and Deputy News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Tensions ran high at a town hall between President Hamilton and students as a large cohort of student activists criticized the administration.

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Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's student political organizations got together Wednesday evening to debate tariffs and internet privacy.

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Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.

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Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several organizations of students of color have been the target of harassment since signing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions agreement, according to a statement issued on Monday.

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Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Student Government will hold a Town Hall with President Andrew Hamilton on Thursday.

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NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More professors have signed the letter to Andrew Hamilton speaking out against the way the university administration handled SLAM and Divest's occupation of Kimmel last week.

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Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor is arguing for chimps to be considered people under the law.

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March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

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Water Activists Speak on Flint, Puerto Rico Crises

Water Activists Speak on Flint, Puerto Rico Crises

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A panel was held in Kimmel last week to discuss the water crises in Flint and Puerto Rico.

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