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This NYU Admin Was Incarcerated at 17, Now He Wants the University to Ban the Box

This NYU Admin Was Incarcerated at 17, Now He Wants the University to Ban the Box

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Re-entry Program Administrator Kingsley Rowe BS '02 MSW '06 discussed his opinions on the 'Ban the Box' movement during an interview with WSN.

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

IEC hosted a rally under the Washington Square Park Arch to show support and solidarity before its Common App meeting.

DEVELOPING: IEC Will Not Get Previously-Promised Meeting with Common App CEO

DEVELOPING: IEC Will Not Get Previously-Promised Meeting with Common App CEO

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Common Application CEO Paul Mott will not be present at Tuesday's meeting with IEC organizers and NYU.

[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

March 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, University News

  Organizers and supporters of the Incarceration to Education Coalition have been occupying the Kimmel Center for Student Life since Friday afternoon to protest the presence of the box — questions pertaining to criminal histories or disciplinary records — on NYU's Common Application. More tha...

UPDATE: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In At Kimmel

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Uncategorized, University News

Students remain inside the Kimmel Center past midnight to continue protesting against questions of criminal history on NYU's application.

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

February 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Washington Square News sat down with a few members of the Incarceration to Education Coalition to discuss NYU's letter to the Common App.

NYU Calls Out Common App on Criminal Convictions Checkbox

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After student urging, NYU sent Common App a letter requesting it to research and to consider the harmful effects of marking a box signifying prior incarcerations.

EXCLUSIVE: Silver Master’s App Does Away With Criminal Conviction Box

EXCLUSIVE: Silver Master’s App Does Away With Criminal Conviction Box

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's Masters Silver School of Social Work no longer requires applicants to disclose prior criminal convictions.

Criminal record is not the end of the world

Criminal record is not the end of the world

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Someone's criminal record should not derail their entire life.

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

By WSN Editorial Board

September 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU must join a wider coalition of universities in the USA in simplifying the college admissions process and reaching out to prospective students.

Student organizations explore citizenship policy

Student organizations explore citizenship policy

By Rahul Krishnamoorthy, Deputy News Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of an open discussion entitled "The Limits of Citizenship" jointly led by the NYU Dream Team and the Incarceration to Education Coalition.

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