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IEC Hosts Teach-In to Educate and Bring Awareness

IEC Hosts Teach-In to Educate and Bring Awareness

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition held a discussion in Bobst library on Monday to answer students' questions on banning the box from the Common App.

Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU divest held a sit-in in Bobst Library to secure a meeting with the Board of Trustees that has been promised to them since April 2015.

Take Bobst out of the library

Take Bobst out of the library

By Max Schachere, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Bobst Library invokes a poisonous legacy, similar to that of Wilson and Calhoun, and should be renamed.

Divest’s activism is the answer to bureaucratic heel-dragging

Divest’s activism is the answer to bureaucratic heel-dragging

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU Divest is to be lauded for their ability to maintain a spotlight on the administration's heel-dragging on the topic of divestment.

Campus suicide should not be a Halloween decoration

Campus suicide should not be a Halloween decoration

By WSN Editorial Board

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given NYU's history with suicide, the office of student affairs should be sensitive in their fall ball decorations.

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest occupied the main floor of Bobst Library to encourage NYU to divest from fossil fuels three years after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.

NYU, Bobst workers clash over job changes

NYU, Bobst workers clash over job changes

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under News

A National Labor Relations Board judge ordered the university to bargain with the union representing workers at Bobst Library over changes in job duties.

Textbooks must be affordable, accessible

Textbooks must be affordable, accessible

By WSN Editorial Board

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Textbooks are an added college expense. Faculty can do something to help alleviate the burden.

She came in like a wrecking ball

She came in like a wrecking ball

April 1, 2014


Filed under News

Angry students and NYU faculty are hosting a benefit concert on April 2 to raise enough money to demolish Bobst Library after a particularly brutal midterm season. The concert will take place in the middle of Washington Square Park in the project known as Bye Bye Bobsty. Oliver Oken, lead organizer ...

Herculean Hero: Students deserve better from university

Herculean Hero: Students deserve better from university

April 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

NYU is a great school. The opportunities it affords its students make the $60,000 we spend on tuition and housing yearly almost bearable. We are fortunate to live in such an expansive city, but there are a few things NYU could improve upon. Presented below, in no particular order, is a list of grievances, ...

University removes hawk cam outside Bobst

University removes hawk cam outside Bobst

March 31, 2014


Filed under News

After a three-year run, NYU has shut off its hawk cam. The camera watched the nest of the two red-tailed hawks that is perched on the window ledge of NYU President John Sexton’s office in Bobst Library. The hawk cam provided a livestream of the hawks’ activities and was accessible from NYU’s website...

Day in the Life: Bobst Librarian Tom McNulty

Day in the Life: Bobst Librarian Tom McNulty

February 27, 2014


Filed under Features

While many NYU students spend their Sundays at Bobst Library catching up on work before their dreaded Monday classes, Tom McNulty, a librarian for Fine Arts, comes to work. McNulty will often sit behind the resource desk on the first floor, offering help to confused students trying to navigate the g...

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