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NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU SLAM took to the Kimmel stairs this morning to ask for support from alumni and parents in its mission to get student representation on the Board of Trustees.

President Hamilton, Take the Mayor’s Word

President Hamilton, Take the Mayor’s Word

By NYU Student Labor Action Movement, USAS #44, Guest Editorial

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Additionally, we understand how some may wonder what effect Bill de Blasio’s endorsement for our campaign will have on a private university’s decision making. Looking onward, we are in communications with the Mayor’s youth liaison office, setting up meetings and working on tangible ways to pressure the school’s administration into achieving our goals.

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

By WSN Editorial Board

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is an admirable effort that de Blasio wants to help SLAM and get representatives in the board, but ultimately his help will do little for the cause

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement continued their quest to get a student on NYU's Board of Trustees, this time by delivering a letter to President Andy Hamilton.

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Frustrated at what they see as a lack of university transparency, NYU SLAM threatens to take action.

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

By Aiden Bae, Cartoonist

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Time is ticking for Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairperson William Berkley (from left to right).

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

By Adriana Tapia, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Although the majority of the members on the board of trustees are alumni, some members have no previous affiliation with NYU. Read this list to learn about 13 non-affiliated trustee members.

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU SLAM met with President Andrew Hamilton to discuss student involvement on the board of trustees.

Board Representation Needed for Students

Board Representation Needed for Students

By WSN Editorial Board

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students should participate in civil discourse that pertains to issues that will the university.

NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Divest reacts to the information that one of the members of the Board of Trustees donates to Exxon.

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, University News

In light of the resolution to include student representatives in the Board of Trustees, WSN explains how the Board of Trustees, the University Senate and the Student Senators Council work.

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