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The Hopeful Legacy of Elmer Bobst

The Hopeful Legacy of Elmer Bobst

By Mitch Bedows, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized, University Life

Bobst Library doesn't need to be renamed because the irony of Elmer Holmes Bobst's anti-Semitic beliefs represents progress.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

During Holocaust Remembrance Week the CAS Dean Office and Realize Israel hosted a celebration of Elie Wiesel in the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.

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.

Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump is tiptoeing around it, but the rhetoric of his campaign has been used for centuries by anti-Semites to denounce Jews.

Student protest deepens Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Student protest deepens Israeli-Palestinian conflict

April 28, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The fake eviction notices that were distributed in the Lafayette and Palladium residence halls last week were designed to promote active dialogue about human rights concerns in Palestine. Yet the press coverage from this past weekend shows that they did little to “draw attention to the reality that...

Peace does not come from empty dialogue

Peace does not come from empty dialogue

April 2, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Avital Kaplan and Josh Lavine’s recent WSN op-ed condemned an Israeli Apartheid Week event held by NYU Students for Justice in Palestine. The authors claimed an interest in holding a “panel on peace,” but, as their article demonstrates, their conception of peace comes through silencing those they oppo...