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NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

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.

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Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

Students Must Offer More Than Slogans, Signs

WSN Editorial Board

October 23, 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.

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Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

Banning the Box to Counter an Unfair Justice System

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.

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Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Bobst Is Not The Place To Protest

Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Events such as these require the community to side with the protesters and to support their efforts to sway the minds of administrators, and the least effective way to win the hearts of other outrage-prone Bobcats is to forcibly interrupt ten floors of studying students with chanting and slogans.

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

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

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.

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Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

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

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

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

Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 29, 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.

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All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

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.

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The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

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.

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