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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.

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Talk of the Towns

Talk of the Towns

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

City life can be overwhelming. I’ve felt it for a while, but when I left Manhattan for Easter I realized how much of a toll it had been taking on my mind. It’s loud here, everything is constantly in motion — I needed to slow down more than I knew. Often growing up, we take our small towns for gr...

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

By Thomas Chou and Thomas Chou

April 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Today's Front Page, Top Story, Uncategorized

In the last few years, fashion has beared witness to the unprecedented growth of streetwear. A style and culture originally born on the streets, streetwear and streetstyle represent a newfound freedom in fashion that rebels against the traditional constraints of couture. 

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Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest filled the Kimmel Center for University Life staircase during Weekend on the Square to continue their ongoing protest for a town meeting with the Board of Trustees.

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Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After facing threat of disciplinary action, members of NYU SLAM and NYU Divest have ended their overnight occupation of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

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19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite threats of disciplinary action, members of SLAM and NYU Divest plan to demonstrate on the Kimmel steps until their demands for representation and transparency are met by administrators.

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The Technology Feature

The Technology Feature

By Tom Miritello, Audio Engineer

April 9, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

As the Audio Engineer at WSN and a Music Technology student, I deal with technology a lot. I’ve been involved in New York City tech since I went to “Scratch Day,” an event for children interested in programming, when I was in fifth grade. Many years later, I’ve got the battle scars from poor...

The Arts Issue 2018: Movements

The Arts Issue 2018: Movements

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Today's Front Page, Top Story

movement (ˈmo͞ovmənt/) a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas. In my journalism class sophomore year, my professor took us to a Q&A titled “What News Matters,” where a panel of journalists from Rolling Stone, NY1 and The Daily Mail discussed what stories are important “right now.” By th...

The Conspiracy Issue

The Conspiracy Issue

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized

Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor April 2, 2018 I was introduced to the whirlwind nature of conspiracy theories when I was around five. My family and I were visiting a friend’s farm in Sakarya, a province of Turkey. It was past 10 p.m. and the weather was too sticky to fall asleep. The bright full moon a...

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story

SLAM's demands were heard at the University Senate Meeting today, asking for more student and faculty representation on the Board of Trustees.

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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.

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