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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, Under the Arch

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...

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

WSP Women’s Strike Met With Disruption by Far Right

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Hundreds of women went on strike in Washington Square Park on International Women's Day this Thursday to rally for a variety of causes, including sanctuary for immigrants and more rights for labor unions.

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

By Paris Martineau, Abroad Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

In celebration of International Women's Day, NYU students and U.N. members in major global cities are hosting events for the second annual HeForShe Arts Week.

NYU students should bring more awareness to factory laborers

March 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the early 1900s, NYU’s Brown Building was home to a sweatshop where a group of mostly immigrant women — many the same age as students who attend classes there today — made garments for the Triangle Waist Company. In 1909, 20,000 women of New York’s garment industry, among them the workers...