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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

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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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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Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

By WSN Editorial Board

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Race, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University Life

NYU Tisch Drama should take these steps in order to cultivate a safer and more inclusive community for its students.

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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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Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Last week, the 2018 Gallatin Arts Festival showcased student talent across multiple disciplines. The festival, which originated almost three decades ago, featured both visual and performance art from students within the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

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Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More than 50 clubs at NYU have pledged to take part in the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement to advocate for Palestinian rights.

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Tisch Students Encounter Racial Insensitivity in Drama Program

Tisch Students Encounter Racial Insensitivity in Drama Program

By Miranda Levingston, Editor-at-Large

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several students in the Tisch drama program have reported incidents of racial insensitivity in the classroom. Here, we take a closer look.

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