Washington Square News

Protests on Kimmel Stairs for No Reason, ‘We’re Just Angry’

Protests on Kimmel Stairs for No Reason, ‘We’re Just Angry’

By Emily Fagel, Copy Chief

April 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Students began protesting for no reason in Kimmel today: lines too long in the dining hall, immigration bans and everything else in between.

Having Opinions First Step To Change

Having Opinions First Step To Change

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Staying informed and opinionated on the issues that directly affect the university is something worth investing the time into.

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The occasional admission of students with possible criminal backgrounds — like Wolfgang Ballinger — should not damage the reputation of the Ban the Box movement.

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

August 3, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

The move comes on the heels of heated protests during the spring semester from students hoping the university would change what they felt to be an unfair policy.

IEC Preps for Hamilton Meeting

IEC Preps for Hamilton Meeting

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition decorated boxes in Washington Square Park as part of its 'Ban the Box' movement.

This NYU Admin Was Incarcerated at 17, Now He Wants the University to Ban the Box

This NYU Admin Was Incarcerated at 17, Now He Wants the University to Ban the Box

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Re-entry Program Administrator Kingsley Rowe BS '02 MSW '06 discussed his opinions on the 'Ban the Box' movement during an interview with WSN.

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

IEC hosted a rally under the Washington Square Park Arch to show support and solidarity before its Common App meeting.

DEVELOPING: IEC Will Not Get Previously-Promised Meeting with Common App CEO

DEVELOPING: IEC Will Not Get Previously-Promised Meeting with Common App CEO

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Common Application CEO Paul Mott will not be present at Tuesday's meeting with IEC organizers and NYU.

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition won a recorded meeting with Common Application CEO Paul Mott for this coming Tuesday.

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