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Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a four-page response letter addressed to the Student Senators Council, Stern Undergraduate Dean Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean Elizabeth Morrison, Chief Diversity Officer Lisa Coleman and Associate Vice President Monroe France detailed concrete steps intended to fix the problems that have become the subject of university-wide conversation.

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

By Rannen Khalil, Guest Editorial

April 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

An NYU student recounts her experiences with Islamophobia at Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

NYU Failed Students of Color in Stern

NYU Failed Students of Color in Stern

By WSN Editorial Board

April 30, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion

If we want to make changes in the culture at NYU Stern School of Business, it is important that faculty, students and administrators work together to educate themselves, so that the victimized students don't need to.

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Muslim and black students have reported experiencing racial discrimination and Islamophobia in the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

NYU Takes Legal Action Against Trump Travel Ban

NYU Takes Legal Action Against Trump Travel Ban

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

On March 30, NYU lawyers filed an amicus curiae brief against the latest iteration of President Donald Trump’s “travel ban.”

‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Nijla Mu'min’s "Jinn" explores black and Muslim identity in today's political landscape through a girl's coming-of-age.

Reviving Refugees: Making a Fashion Statement

Reviving Refugees: Making a Fashion Statement

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU freshman Ismail Ibrahim recently founded Salam Clothing, a clothing brand selling t-shirts and hoodies to promote a peaceful Arab narrative within our community.

Too Left, Too Right – Stay Slightly Left

Too Left, Too Right – Stay Slightly Left

By Tom Miritello, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With NYU being a overwhelmingly liberal school, many students and faculty responded to Gavin McInnes's comments in the same way. However, being intolerant of anyone's ideas to the point of violence is an attack on the First Amendment.

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Asian Pacific American Institute has created an online form where people can report hate crimes that occur within the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency.

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

By Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Islamophobia increased around both the nation and the university after Donald Trump became president-elect, and two Muslim females shared their narratives with the current political climate.

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In his powerful new short film "Dastaar," NYU alumni Javian Ashton Le examines the pervasive bias towards Muslims and practitioners of Islam in today's heated political climate.

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