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17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, [email protected] Survey Reveals

17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, Being@NYU Survey Reveals

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU released preliminary results for its widely promoted [email protected] survey, a campus-wide initiative taken in the Fall 2017 semester.

Sigma Gamma Rho Creates Space for Women of Color

Sigma Gamma Rho Creates Space for Women of Color

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Editor-at-Large

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

NYU’s only black sorority works to include black female students in student life.

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

NYU Needs to Rename Bobst

By Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is time for NYU to rename the Elmer Holmes Bobst library in exchange for something more reflective of the university’s stance on inclusion and diversity.

Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

Universities Should Do More to Integrate International Students

By WSN Editorial Board

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Now, more than ever, universities must make an effort to welcome and integrate its international students into the university’s community.

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.

NYU Releases Official Diversity Statement

NYU Releases Official Diversity Statement

By Diamond Naga, News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

A break down of NYU's new official diversity statement.

Black and Brown Coalition Takes Stock of Progress on Diversity at NYU

Black and Brown Coalition Takes Stock of Progress on Diversity at NYU

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories

Members of the Black and Brown Coalition discuss the progress the university administration has made on their list of demands issued last year.

University Diversity Task Force Update

University Diversity Task Force Update

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

The co-chairs of the NYU Diversity and Inclusion Task Force discuss their progress since the task force's formation last November.

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU researchers examined how social media played a role in advancing the #BlackLivesMatter social justice movement.

New University Task Force Furthers NYU Diversity Efforts

New University Task Force Furthers NYU Diversity Efforts

By Yulin Lou, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The Ad Hoc Advisory Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion will promote diversity and inclusion through different university initiatives.

Top 8 stories from fall semester

By News Team

December 7, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A look back at this semester's top news stories including a powerful conversation on diversity, the discovery of a burial vault on campus, and a shocking donation.

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