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Letter to the Editor: “Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama”

Letter to the Editor: “Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama”

By John Beckman, NYU Spokesperson

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU spokesperson John Beckman shared his thoughts about a recently published article in Washington Square News "Tisch New Theater Runs Into Drama."

Tisch New Theatre Runs Into Drama

Tisch New Theatre Runs Into Drama

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Tisch New Theatre was suspended this past fall, but the news was quietly announced in a single email. Here's the details of the whole story.

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

June 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

Letter to the Editor: NYUAD travel ban

Letter to the Editor: NYUAD travel ban

By Andrew Ross, President of NYU chapter of the American Association of University Professors

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Professor Andrew Ross responds to WSN's editorial about the NYUAD travel ban.

Letter to the Editor: NYU fundraising

By John Beckman, NYU Spokesperson

March 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU chief spokesperson John Beckman responds to the Feb. 25 WSN Editorial Board article, "NYU fundraising, spending choices ridiculous."

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

Zero tolerance: NYU’s shameful rape policy fails survivors

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

[Trigger Warning] NYU needs a zero-tolerance policy towards rapists — they should be expelled.

NYU’s tuition hikes unsustainable

NYU’s tuition hikes unsustainable

By Adam Fazlibegu, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYU will ultimately need to halt its tuition hikes to stay competitive with other universities.

University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

By Michael Domanico, Managing Editor

May 2, 2014


Filed under News

Courtesy of NYUADThe controversy over the rights of migrant workers constructing NYU Abu Dhabi’s new Saadiyat Island campus continues with the release of a new report. Gulf Labor, a coalition of artists and activists working to protect the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island, released its f...

Non-tenure-track faculty vying for voice in university

Non-tenure-track faculty vying for voice in university

September 30, 2013


Filed under News

Approximately 100 contract faculty members, just a few in a group that represents over 50 percent of the full-time faculty members at NYU, gathered for the first time in the Frederick Loewe Theatre on Thursday night to discuss strategies for increasing their representation in the university senate. Organiz...