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CMEP Welcomes NYU Students Home

CMEP Welcomes NYU Students Home

By Natalie Chinn, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Features

The NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs provides a welcoming space for students of color on campus. Unique programming and open dialogues, like this semester's new series "CMEP in the City," help students feel at home on campus and in New York City.

NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Leadership Initiative is an institution here on campus whose aim is to create a network among students who have a commitment to improving the world around them.

NYU’s Diversion from Diversity

NYU’s Diversion from Diversity

By Sayer Devlin, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, University News

For a university in and of the city, NYU’s student body diversity does not accurately represent the surrounding demographics. Black and African American people make up 26 percent of New York City, while NYU’s student body is only five percent black and African American. The Latinx student population follows a simi...

9/11 Requires More Nuanced Remembrance

9/11 Requires More  Nuanced Remembrance

By WSN Editorial Board

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

NYU would do well to provide some way of introducing students to serious discussion of the complicated aftermath of 9/11.

NYU inclusion pledges are encouraging step forward

NYU inclusion pledges are encouraging step forward

By WSN Editorial Board

November 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Though activists should absolutely ensure the university follows through on their word, change comes in small steps and the administration’s recent pledges should be seen as encouraging milestones toward progress.

Holiday Host Program expands for third year

Holiday Host Program expands for third year

By Monica Hanna, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features, NYU

It's not too late to sign up for NYU's Holiday Host Program.

Week-long event encourages ‘allyship’

Week-long event encourages ‘allyship’

By Zoe Thompson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

Hosted by the LGBTQ Student Center and Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, Ally Week has been in full swing this week. The week-long event has focused on achieving unity and understanding amongst marginalized social groups.

Discussion group on race misguided

Discussion group on race misguided

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As of this semester, a discussion group for administrators called White Administrators Talk Race now meets every other week in the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs Student Lounge. There is also a related student group called Unpacking Whiteness that meets every other Wednesday in the Kimm...

LGBTQ students discuss experiences abroad

LGBTQ students discuss experiences abroad

October 29, 2013


Filed under News

A discussion about preparation for NYU LGBTQ students who are planning on studying away took place at Pless Hall on Oct. 28. The event, titled LGBTQ & Studying Abroad: NYU Perspectives, consisted of a panel of NYU LGBTQ students and alumni who shared their experiences of studying abroad. The e...