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Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2017


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

Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Asian Pacific American Institute has created an online form where people can report hate crimes that occur within the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency.

History Is Repeating Itself

History Is Repeating Itself

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This ban — which is in direct violation of the First Amendment's commitment to religious freedom and the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act — will do nothing, except hurt victims of violence and terror.

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Islamophobia increased around both the nation and the university after Donald Trump became president-elect, and two Muslim females shared their narratives with the current political climate.

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Laïcité clashes with the realities of modern day France and its growing Muslim community, and is increasingly being used to infringe upon the rights of Muslim citizens.

MTA sued over highly disputed posters

MTA sued over highly  disputed posters

By Nathaly Pesantez, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2014


Filed under News

Community reactions to a lawsuit levied against the MTA by a group trying to post anti-Muslim advertisements on MTA property throughout the city.