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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.

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.

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.

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is time NYU facilitates a substantial effort to combat these instances of bigotry in order to maximize comfortability for its marginalized students.

NYU Should Stop Neglecting Rights of our Unsung Heroes

NYU Should Stop Neglecting Rights of our Unsung Heroes

By WSN Editorial Board

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Even if disagreements are present, NYU should at least open its doors to conversations and respond in a timely manner, rather than failing to comply with the union’s demands.

NYU and UCATS Local 3882 to Begin Negotiations

NYU and UCATS Local 3882 to Begin Negotiations

By Mark Sheffer, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The current contract between a staff union and the university is soon to expire.

Gene Jarrett to Replace Gabi Starr as CAS Dean

Gene Jarrett to Replace Gabi Starr as CAS Dean

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

June 15, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Boston University Professor and Associate Dean Gene Jarrett is set to become the next CAS Dean.

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

By Adriana Tapia, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Although the majority of the members on the board of trustees are alumni, some members have no previous affiliation with NYU. Read this list to learn about 13 non-affiliated trustee members.

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

NYU Should Reevaluate the LS Program

By WSN Editorial Board

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU claims that its Liberal Studies program provides students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. In reality, LS plagues students with endless core classes that leave very little room for classes that do not directly count towards their major.

Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

The administration has announced that they plan to remain open despite winter storm warnings.

Students Read Between the Lines of NYUSH Textbook Policies

Students Read Between the Lines of NYUSH Textbook Policies

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Students at NYU Shanghai fight with the administration over textbook policies.

Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

Administration, Student Groups Combat Drug Use

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Both student groups and the university aim to educate students minimize drug abuse.

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