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Diversity: Hollywood’s Two-Way Street

Diversity: Hollywood’s Two-Way Street

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The 90th Academy Awards was meant to be an extraordinary event for various reasons. Film in 2017 seemed to represent the gradual shift in America’s culture.

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

How much thought did you put into the last thing you retweeted, shared or direct messaged? Odds are that in the split second between seeing content and sharing it, you didn’t consciously think of all the factors that went into that. Most people would assume that they click on content simply becau...

Cubit Urges Us to Occupy Art to Combat Racial Inequality

Cubit Urges Us to Occupy Art to Combat Racial Inequality

By Natalie Breuer, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts

Carla Cubit's "Black Lives Matter" exhibit at The Living Gallery provides an insightful and even hopeful look into the state of politics.

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

Kaepernick Embodies Sports’ Double Standards

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This isn’t the first, nor the last time that an athlete of color, or one of a similarly afflicted minority group will use their platform to raise their voice against injustice.

Virginia Felon Voting Highlights Democratic Inconsistencies

Virginia Felon Voting Highlights Democratic Inconsistencies

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The day each citizen enjoys full access to their inalienable civil liberties is the day the U.S. will know equity, and from there progress can march forward.

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU researchers examined how social media played a role in advancing the #BlackLivesMatter social justice movement.

Black and Brown Coalition finalizing list of demands for NYU

Black and Brown Coalition finalizing list of demands for NYU

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Black and Brown Coalition is getting ready to finalize a list of demands before submitting them to the university.

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

By Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, Over the past several weeks, there has been a marked increase in discussions about racial tension on college campuses. From Mizzou to Yale and all over the country, students of color are sending a clear message: We will not be silenced. In an attempt to open discussions about racism o...

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