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Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Tensions between pro-Israel and anti-Israel groups on campus have escalated following the growth of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement and pro-Israel groups' petition opposing it.

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.

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several organizations of students of color have been the target of harassment since signing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions agreement, according to a statement issued on Monday.

Hamilton is Right to Disavow BDS

Hamilton is Right to Disavow BDS

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The academic and cultural freedom of students of Israeli descent, or those who hope to go to NYU Tel Aviv, should not be jeopardized.

Faculty Should Stay out of Graduate Worker Union Politics

Faculty Should Stay out of Graduate Worker Union Politics

By Jacob Denz

April 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Statements taking sides in internal union politics can only silence graduate student workers who fear retribution for departing from faculty members’ views

GSOC Voting on Boycott of Israel

GSOC Voting on Boycott of Israel

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's graduate worker union may be the first private university union to join Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions.

Professors urge NYU to divest from Israeli occupation

By Ned Harrell, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

NYU professors and students have signed a petition urging NYU to divest from companies linked to the Israeli occupation.