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Was it worth it, President Sexton?

Was it worth it, President Sexton?

By WSN Editorial Board

December 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Hamilton should refocus the university’s mission on its responsibility to the wider community and to future students, not to shareholders.

Revived coalition brings labor issues to administration

Revived coalition brings labor issues to administration

By Nicole Brown, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2014


Filed under News

The Coalition for Fair Labor at NYU sent a petition to the administration of NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi requesting three changes regarding labor rights of workers in Abu Dhabi. The coalition is a student-faculty alliance that advocates for high labor standards on NYU projects. It had played a role in NYU’s adoption of labor standards w...

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...

From the Emirates: Vice Chancellor of NYUAD Al Bloom talks about labor at NYUAD

From the Emirates: Vice Chancellor of NYUAD Al Bloom talks about labor at NYUAD

March 24, 2014


Filed under News

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the Labor Issue 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. In an exclusive interview, Vice...