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Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

By WSN Editorial Board

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In retrospect, it should not come as a surprise that these issues would arise at NYUAD. The country is decades behind the United States in terms of human rights.

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More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

olicies must be implemented by the universities to protect minority students by preventing, and punishing, perpetrators of racist violence and discrimination.

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Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More claims surface of religious discrimination at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

By Mack DeGeurin and Amy Rhee

October 2, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Professor Mohammad Bazzi's recent UAE visa denial highlights a growing number of NYU faculty and staff who have faced discrimination at the Abu Dhabi campus. NYU has largely avoided addressing these issues publicly.

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CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.

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NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

December 1, 2016


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

A painter employed by NYU has filed a lawsuit against the university on the grounds of discrimination.

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Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

By Sayer Devlin and Jemima McEvoy

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Andrew Hamilton sent around a letter to students about NYU being a sanctuary campus all students, regardless of documentation.

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NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Islamophobia increased around both the nation and the university after Donald Trump became president-elect, and two Muslim females shared their narratives with the current political climate.

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Despite Election Results, Hate Still Has No Place At NYU

Despite Election Results, Hate Still Has No Place At NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

November 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Every school needs to set a clear precedent: following in the hateful footsteps of our new president-elect is both unacceptable and inexcusable. This is not merely a matter of differing political opinion. This is about the safety and security of our students.

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Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

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Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In his powerful new short film "Dastaar," NYU alumni Javian Ashton Le examines the pervasive bias towards Muslims and practitioners of Islam in today's heated political climate.

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Discrediting Discrimination Allegations at NYU Is Dangerous

Discrediting Discrimination Allegations at NYU Is Dangerous

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Our university should be a place that not only allows students to recognize the positive differences in other cultures, but rewards those who point out those who abuse the system.

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