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Frustrated with Setbacks, Student Activists Plan Change in Tactics

Frustrated with Setbacks, Student Activists Plan Change in Tactics

By Bela Kochkarova, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, University News

After years of failing to get through to the university, NYU's Student Labor Action Movement is changing its tactics for the 2018-2019 school year.

Day in the Life: Buenos Aires

Day in the Life: Buenos Aires

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Did you ever wonder what is it like spending a semester at NYU Buenos Aires? Find out about a typical day at the abroad site.

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.

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.

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


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

Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under NYU, Top Stories, University News

92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics

Activism inevitably occurs at the Supreme Court, but we must hold the judicial system accountable.

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

NYU students reflect on striking moments at the March For Our Lives in Florence, Madrid and Paris.

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The groups cited four reasons for ending their occupation, while threatening further action if their demands are not met.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Peaceful protests have the power to enact policy change. The Stoneman Douglas High School students are the face of gun reform in the U.S.

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement continued their quest to get a student on NYU's Board of Trustees, this time by delivering a letter to President Andy Hamilton.

“MURO” Installation Divides Washington Square Park

“MURO” Installation Divides Washington Square Park

By Caroline Haskins and Miranda Levingston

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, City News, News, Uncategorized

Bosco Sodi, an artist from Oaxaca, Mexico used 1,600 clay bricks in an art installation responding to President Trumps immigration policy.

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