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NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

By Natalie Chinn and Yasmin Gulec

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

President Andrew Hamilton responded to HMAP Students Initiative's request to continue HMAP for an additional semester.

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

By Yasmin Gulec, Natalie Chinn, and Pamela Jew

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Story

Students who came to NYU for a semester with the Hurricane Maria Assistance program reflect on their semester and talk about the upcoming storm season, Puerto Rican politics and the possibility of staying.

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several organizations of students of color have been the target of harassment since signing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions agreement, according to a statement issued on Monday.

NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More professors have signed the letter to Andrew Hamilton speaking out against the way the university administration handled SLAM and Divest's occupation of Kimmel last week.

College of Nursing Signs Letter Advocating for Gun Control

College of Nursing Signs Letter Advocating for Gun Control

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The Rory Meyers College of Nursing has decided to support a letter from the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) that calls for Congress to create a bipartisan National Commission on Mass Shootings in the aftermath of the recent school shooting in Parkland.

NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

NYUSJP Working With University to Maintain Members’ Safety

By 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.

An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

An Open Letter to President Hamilton on Student Trustees

By 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.

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

By 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.

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

Talking With the People Behind the Ban the Box Movement

By 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.

NYU Calls Out Common App on Criminal Convictions Checkbox

By 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.

Undergraduates protest university’s GSOC negotiations

By 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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