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NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, NYU, University News

After NYUSJP received a threatening email in January, both the university and NYPD are working to keep students safe.

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An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

NYU Student Labor Action Movement, Guest Editorial Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

n the dual spirit of transparency and your commitment to better listen to the student body, we invite you, and whatever board members that would like to attend, the opportunity to engage with us in a public dialogue open to the general student body.

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DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

Veronika Jelenik, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY

NYU students protested against James Watson, one of the discoverers of DNA, speaking at Langone.

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Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

February 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

Washington Square News sat down with a few members of the Incarceration to Education Coalition to discuss NYU's letter to the Common App.

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NYU Calls Out Common App on Criminal Convictions Checkbox

Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 1, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

After student urging, NYU sent Common App a letter requesting it to research and to consider the harmful effects of marking a box signifying prior incarcerations.

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Undergraduates protest university’s GSOC negotiations

Marita Vlachou, News Editor

March 6, 2015


Filed under NEWS

SLAM rallies in response to the memorandum sent to the university regarding the potential strike of graduate student workers.

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Letter to the Editor: GSOC calls for undergraduate student support

Letter to the Editor: GSOC calls for undergraduate student support

NYU Graduate Student Workers

December 2, 2014


Filed under OPINION

The working conditions of graduate student workers shape the learning conditions of undergraduates.

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Activists protest NYU Law Forum

John Ambrosio, News Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under NEWS

NYU Law members are sending an open letter to NYU officials pressuring them to divest from the Forum for Law, Culture and Society.

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Student advocates for financial aid reform

Student advocates for  financial aid reform

Tsering Bista, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

NYU is notorious for having one of the highest college tuition rates in the world, and for some students, like 19-year-old Lucy Parks, the financial burden is just too much to carry.

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Campaign fosters discussion about NSA

Campaign fosters discussion about NSA

Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 29, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Students and faculty are trying to raise awareness about surveillance in the United States. The Student Net Alliance, an organization started by Steinhardt senior Alec Foster, has supported a letter from NYU Students and Faculty in protest of the National Security Agency’s surveillance policy...

From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

Connor Pearce, The Gazelle Opinion Editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Issue 36 of The Gazelle, the student publication at NYU Abu Dhabi. It has been reprinted with permission as a part of an ongoing collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN to connect our two campuses. The NYU University Senate passed an amendment on April 17 that recommended ...

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