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Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

By Arushi Sahay and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Andrew Hamilton hosted a town hall to take questions from students about affordability, but the discussion quickly turned the sanctuary campus debate.

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?

Have A Ball With NYU Ballroom

Have A Ball With NYU Ballroom

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NYU is home to many different club sport teams. Here's a look at the ballroom dance club.

NYU Cramps the Cost of Menstrual Hygiene Products

NYU Cramps the Cost of Menstrual Hygiene Products

By Stephanie Brooks, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU will be employing their pilot program that will circulate free menstrual hygiene products within the next two weeks.

Demystifying Green Thread

Demystifying Green Thread

By Jiayun Yang, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

By asking a few random students on campus and employees at NYU’s dining halls, not much information about Green Thread could be gathered. So what exactly is Green Thread? It’s time to demystify it.

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.

Protests and Attacks Cut Gavin McInnes’s Speech Short

Protests and Attacks Cut Gavin McInnes’s Speech Short

By Natasha Roy, Jemima McEvoy, Sayer Devlin, and Diamond Naga Siu

February 2, 2017


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

Violence broke out at the Kimmel Center for University Life as Gavin McInnes spoke to the NYU College Republicans.

Windows to Childhood at Kimmel

Windows to Childhood at Kimmel

By Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Margaret Morrison's exhibit "Playtime" features eerily photorealistic paintings of childhood playthings, on view now at NYU Kimmel Center.

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

SLAM! at NYU held their Grand Slam on Sunday, with emotions leftover from the presidential election making for a night brimming with all sorts of passion.

Field Notes of a Lowkey NYU Foodie

Field Notes of a Lowkey NYU Foodie

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Camille Larkins shares her most notable meals this week.

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

By 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.

The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

By 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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