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[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

By Michael Domanico, Managing Editor

May 1, 2014


Filed under News

UPDATE Thursday, May 1, 10:08 p.m.: Herrine and Gertner said that while they were unaware of the details surrounding Straus' departure from the law school, the agreement for him to leave was gratifying. "We think Daniel Straus's departure from the board represents an acknowledgment of his insu...

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

April 18, 2014


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The School of Law made public its support for two law students who have been subpoenaed by CareOne, a health care company owned by law trustee Daniel Straus. The subpoena is part of a controversy surrounding CareOne and its labor practices that erupted in 2012. Employees at CareOne and HealthBridge Manageme...

NYU SLAM sees victory through ‘badidas’ campaign

NYU SLAM sees victory through ‘badidas’ campaign

May 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  The NYU Student Labor Action Movement recently made headway in its efforts against sportswear corporation Adidas, a major manufacturer of NYU athletic wear. SLAM, a student-run organization that campaigns against labor injustice, tries to choose protests strategically and find the b...

Students should care about no-confidence vote

Students should care about no-confidence vote

March 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion

This week marks the first vote of no confidence ever undertaken against an NYU President. However, many are dismissing the vote’s significance simply because it carries no explicit consequences. But there will certainly be consequences of some sort, and as students it is our responsibility to be aware...

Straus treatment of workers should not go unnoticed

November 29, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week’s Black Friday protests by Wal-Mart workers and their supporters were a hopeful sign for anyone concerned about the record levels of inequality in our country. Tonight, members of the NYU community have the opportunity to hear about another case of workers mobilizing to defend themselves...