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Growing Intersectionality Within the Black Student Union

Growing Intersectionality Within the Black Student Union

By Adeija Jones, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Story

The Black Student Union plans to expand its community by exploring various intersectional identities of its members.

Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

By Fatima Mubasher, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

At the NYU Together: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion event last Friday, Community members donned all black in commemoration for those lost at the hands of law enforcement.

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

NYU students discuss the possibly of organizing residence halls by race after CSULA's Black Student Union asked for segregated dorms to avoid microagressions.

BREAKING: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In at Kimmel

BREAKING: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In at Kimmel

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition hosted a sit with the Black and Brown Coalition, Black Student Union and other student activist groups on Kimmel's staircases to get NYU administration to make a statement that the school will not use applicant incarceration histories when considering them.

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

In light of the Flint water crisis, Black Students Union at NYU and NYU Divest cohosted a discussion about how race and environment intersect.

Student Organizations Behind MLK Week

Student Organizations Behind MLK Week

By Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Features

Several student organizations were responsible for the events of this year's MLK week.

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

By Carmen Russo, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Black Students Union hosted Blackout NYU on Monday to stand in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri and Yale to fight for diversity on college campuses.