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NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

This Monday, NYU Divest dropped off a letter for President Andrew Hamilton and the Board of Trustees, once again asking the university to divest from fossil fuel companies.

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Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Several 2011 NYU Abu Dhabi Academic Fellows say they were told to misidentify their religious affiliation on government documents.

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Israeli Foreign Minister Visits

Israeli Foreign Minister Visits

Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely stopped at NYU on Nov. 7 and spoke to a small group of students at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life.

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Anti-Dreamer Vandalism in Bobst Bathroom, Again

Anti-Dreamer Vandalism in Bobst Bathroom, Again

Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

Anti-Dreamer vandalism has been discovered in a Bobst bathroom for the second time.

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Not Your Average Bake Sale: NYU Frat Hosts Bone Marrow Drive

Not Your Average Bake Sale: NYU Frat Hosts Bone Marrow Drive

Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

NYU fraternity Lambda Phi Epsilon hosted a registration event on Thursday at which students could sign up to become bone marrow donors.

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Free Menstrual Product Initiative Puts the Uterus in NYU

Free Menstrual Product Initiative Puts the Uterus in NYU

Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

New York University is one of several universities now offering free tampons at no cost to students. The development comes after a 2016 bill signed by Mayor Bill De Blasio requiring free menstrual hygiene products in public schools and efforts by student activists.

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NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

A new report shows that NYU hosts more international students than any other institution. NYU also ranked first in the amount of students sent to study abroad.

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Administrative Union Holds Another Rally Amid Negotiations

Administrative Union Holds Another Rally Amid Negotiations

Lorenzo Gazzola, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, TOP STORY, University News

NYU workers, represented by the Union of Clerical, Administrative, and Technical Staff (UCATS), are in the midst of bargaining with NYU for a new contract.

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Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Junior August Enzer reported psychology professor Edgar Coons to the Bias Response Line last week. Enzer alleges that Coons has made transphobic remarks multiple times, but Coons denies the validity of these claims.

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Chinese, American Diplomats Call for Cooperation

Chinese, American Diplomats Call for Cooperation

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

He Yafei, former Vice President of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People's Republic of China, spoke at NYU regarding US-China relations.

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NYU’s Newest Diversity Effort, Explained

NYU’s Newest Diversity Effort, Explained

Sayer Devlin, News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

NYU to launch climate survey to evaluate attitudes, behaviors and standards of NYU professors, students and employees.

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Retraction: Brendan O’Neill Speaks at NYU Law

WSN Staff

November 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

On Monday, Nov. 13, WSN reported that libertarian speaker and editor of Spiked magazine Brendan O'Neill had visited NYU School of Law on Nov. 2. O'Neill spoke at New York Law School, not NYU School of Law. The original article has been deleted, but remains in print. WSN sincerely apologizes for the error.

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