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NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Prison Divest created a petition requesting that the university end its relationship with the food provider Aramark Corporation.

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

By WSN Editorial Board

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With NYU’s hotbed of student talent, the next generation of activists are bound come up with more creative ways to enact change.

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The occasional admission of students with possible criminal backgrounds — like Wolfgang Ballinger — should not damage the reputation of the Ban the Box movement.

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After a summer of much change, NYU activist groups refreshed and redefined their work for the year.

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

IEC Meets With Common App, Rallies Support in Washington Square Park

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

IEC hosted a rally under the Washington Square Park Arch to show support and solidarity before its Common App meeting.

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition won a recorded meeting with Common Application CEO Paul Mott for this coming Tuesday.

The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz, News Editors

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

WSN breaks down the "ban the box" movement and why the Incarceration to Education Coalition advocates for the removal of the box from NYU's Common Application.

Here’s What You Missed in March

Here’s What You Missed in March

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Top 5 March news coverage from WSN.

Ban the Box and the Power of Visible Protest

Ban the Box and the Power of Visible Protest

By WSN Editorial Board

March 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

After 34 grueling hours, the IEC demonstration finally won the activists a timely personal meeting with President Hamilton and a recorded discussion with the Common App CEO on Tuesday. Not only does this agreement represent a significant victory for the Ban the Box movement, but it also provides an important milestone for disruptive student activism and administrative transparency.

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