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Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest filled the Kimmel Center for University Life staircase during Weekend on the Square to continue their ongoing protest for a town meeting with the Board of Trustees.

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Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

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New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

By WSN Editorial Board

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Office of Sustainability and Cecil Scheib should commit their efforts to work with NYU Divest to move NYU to divest from fossil fuels investments.

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NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under News, University News

This Monday, NYU Divest dropped off a letter for President Andrew Hamilton and the Board of Trustees, once again asking the university to divest from fossil fuel companies.

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NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.

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Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU claims to be environmentally friendly, but student groups don't think the university can be sustainable without divesting from fossil fuels.

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NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

June 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

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Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

By Diamond Naga Siu and Lexi Faunce

April 22, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest met with President Hamilton to discuss possible fossil fuel divestment at NYU.

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Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

Divestment is Part of Larger NYU Battle

By WSN Editorial Board

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In the struggle for a more responsible administration, divestment activists and the rest of the NYU community are united.

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In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For citizens in countries with less diversified economies, the plummeting oil prices accompanied with the devaluation of local currency forecast harsh economic conditions and social disorder.

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NYU’s New President Talks the Corporate University, Diversity and the Future

NYU’s New President Talks the Corporate University, Diversity and the Future

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU President Andrew Hamilton discussed what he'd like to make a priority at NYU as he steps into his new shoes.

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