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Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

By Miranda Levingston and Sakshi Venkatraman

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, University News

About 100 graduate and PhD students occupied Union Square Park on Monday to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

It Takes The Village to Raise a Baby

It Takes The Village to Raise a Baby

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although college students think their studies are difficult to manage, the balancing act required to get a university education while simultaneously raising a child can be even more strenuous.

Grad Students Fleeced by ALI

Grad Students Fleeced by ALI

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Changing ALI policy during admission process without notice to applicants and admissions officers is unfair to both.

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

By Sayer Devlin, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's graduate student workers were officially recognized as employees of the university after a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board.

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Graduate Student Organizing Committee will charge union dues to graduate student workers on both wages and stipends without giving notice to the student workers.

GSOC holds work-in, says university not holding up their end of the contract

GSOC holds work-in, says university not holding up their end of the contract

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under News, University News

GSOC expressed their frustration over what they claim is NYU's resistance to implement last year's contract.

Steinhardt poor treatment, hidden fees, must end

Steinhardt poor treatment, hidden fees, must end

By Anne Pasek and Lauren Lefty

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU must change how Steinhardt graduate students are treated, ending hidden fees and useless advising courses.

NYU team wins design contest

NYU team wins design contest

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under News

A team of NYU graduate students won a redesign competition for their affordable housing plan for a housing complex in Louisiana.

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

PhD programs at universities must embrace the concept of graduate students finding jobs outside of academia in order to better prepare them for the job market.

GSOC to vote on contract provisions

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under News

GSOC and NYU officially announced the terms of their contract, which will last until 2020.

GSOC contract is only the beginning

GSOC contract is only the beginning

By Jacob Denz, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

GSOC sees its contract victory as an important step forward for academic and other workers fighting together for a more just university.

GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

By Marita Vlachou and Alanna Bayarin

March 10, 2015


Filed under News

Negotiators from NYU and the union for graduate employees met to discuss a new contract for graduate student TAs.

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