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Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

Trump Must Not Blame Muslims for Terrorism

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Not only is Trump’s reaction inappropriate and divisive, it also promotes a malleable definition of terrorism while simultaneously hindering the freedom of the Muslim community.

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Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

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Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

By Mack DeGeurin and Amy Rhee

October 2, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Professor Mohammad Bazzi's recent UAE visa denial highlights a growing number of NYU faculty and staff who have faced discrimination at the Abu Dhabi campus. NYU has largely avoided addressing these issues publicly.

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Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

Ricardo Seco F/W 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Following President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely, many are speaking out against these actions — the fashion industry among them. Ricardo Seco showcased ...

Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

Nominated for an Oscar, Banned from Ceremony

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

With the advent of President Trump's executive order halting arrivals of people from several Muslim-majority countries, Oscar-nominated director Asghar Farhadi is refusing to attend the Oscars ceremony, despite his film "The Salesman" being nominated for an award.

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People Flock to Washington Square Park for Emergency Rally

People Flock to Washington Square Park for Emergency Rally

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017


Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

The Council On American-Islamic Relations is hosting a rally in Washington Square Park in light of President Donald Trump's ban on immigrants from countries with a high Islamic population.

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Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

January 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story

After President Donald Trump signed executive orders concerning immigration, thousands of protestors congregated at Washington Square Park for an emergency rally.

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MSA Continues Efforts for Inclusivity in the Aftermath of Trump’s Inauguration

MSA Continues Efforts for Inclusivity in the Aftermath of Trump’s Inauguration

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Uncategorized

The Muslim Students Association responds to acts of hate and ignorance with love to send a message

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NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Islamophobia increased around both the nation and the university after Donald Trump became president-elect, and two Muslim females shared their narratives with the current political climate.

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Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

November 16, 2016


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

The Muslim Student Association held another rally in response to the vandalism at the Tandon campus.

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Tandon Prayer Room Vandalized With ‘Trump!’

Tandon Prayer Room Vandalized With ‘Trump!’

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

November 10, 2016


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

Muslim students at the Tandon School of Engineering found the outside of their prayer room vandalized on Wednesday, with one word scrawled in erasable marker across the door: “Trump!”

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Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In his powerful new short film "Dastaar," NYU alumni Javian Ashton Le examines the pervasive bias towards Muslims and practitioners of Islam in today's heated political climate.

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