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Careless reporting misconstrues ‘I, Too, Am NYU’ editorial

Careless reporting misconstrues ‘I, Too, Am NYU’ editorial

April 30, 2014


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The controversy that has surrounded last week’s editorial is the product of a misunderstanding that was fueled by careless and inaccurate reporting. With a series of inappropriate Facebook comments and an inflammatory article posted on NYU Local, it became clear how quickly individuals are prepared to assume the worst rather than think critically about dissenting opinions. In response...

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ should expand to include allies

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ should expand to include allies

April 23, 2014


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The social justice campaign “I, Too, Am NYU,” which has so far portrayed the challenges of over 150 students of color through images, recently received a great deal of attention. Using the previous Harvard and Oxford University projects for inspiration, the pictures feature students holding boards ...

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ campaign opens racial dialogue

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ campaign opens racial dialogue

April 15, 2014


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“I, Too, Am NYU” organizers brought their campaign to campus at an open forum titled “Racial Solidarity: A Vision of Coalition” on April 14. The campaign was inspired by an independent project started by a Harvard student that documents the experiences of students of color called “I, Too,...