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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.

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.

Activists remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Activists remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

March 25, 2015


Filed under News

On the 104th anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, labor rights activists staged a rally outside the Silver Center.

HeForShe promotes gender equality

HeForShe promotes gender  equality

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under News

Male and female NYU students gathered to stand up against the inequalities faced by women worldwide.

Trial of Occupy protester approaches

Trial of Occupy protester approaches

February 18, 2014


Filed under News

After nearly two years of delays, the high-profile trial of Occupy supporter Cecily McMillan is finally going to court. McMillan, a graduate student at the New School and organizer for the Democratic Socialists of America, was arrested in Zuccotti Park by the New York Police Department on March 17,...