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NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

NYU Divest Works to Hold Board Member Larry Fink Accountable

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Divest reacts to the information that one of the members of the Board of Trustees donates to Exxon.

GroupRaise Simplifies Fundraising

GroupRaise Simplifies Fundraising

By Nina Huang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU clubs can now partner with GroupRaise, an organization that matches nonprofits to nearby restaurants to host events.

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

Letter to the Editor: CUNY Donor Scandal Not Applicable to NYU

By Debra Lamorte

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The fact is, not all situations are analogous, the CUNY situation cited in the editorial is not analogous to NYU.

Pillow Fight Ruffles Feathers in WSP

Pillow Fight Ruffles Feathers in WSP

By Rebecca Oh, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A city-wide pillow fight took place under the Washington Square Park arch on Saturday, April 2.

What Exactly Is the Momentum Campaign?

What Exactly Is the Momentum Campaign?

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Learn how NYU President Andrew Hamilton will continue the Momentum Campaign and where all the money will go.

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

After 12 hours of dancing, NYU students raised over $300,000 for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest launched a petition that encourages people to withhold donations from the university unless is divests.

Sock collecting nonprofit gains momentum

Sock collecting nonprofit gains momentum

By Shinil Kim

October 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Silver junior Adina Lichtman founded Knock Knock Give a Sock to provide donated socks to the homeless.

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

October 3, 2013


Filed under Opinion

One of my friends was recently turned away from a blood drive when he disclosed he was gay and sexually active. Although he has tested negative for HIV, the group running the blood drive would not allow him to participate. They told him it was simply a cautionary measure. Since 1977, the Food and Drug Admin...

Charitable donations may be misdirected

Charitable donations may be misdirected

September 19, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

New York City ranks as one of the top contributors to charitable organizations year after year. In fact, the New York Times said the Upper East Side alone contributed $459 million in charitable donations in 2008. That is an incredible amount of money. But where exactly is that money going? Of the $1 milli...