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19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite threats of disciplinary action, members of SLAM and NYU Divest plan to demonstrate on the Kimmel steps until their demands for representation and transparency are met by administrators.

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An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Behind the scenes with the Student Labor Action Movement, who championed resolutions for student and faculty trustees that were recently approved in the University Senate.

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Divest and SLAM Relocate to Kimmel, Escalate Occupation

Divest and SLAM Relocate to Kimmel, Escalate Occupation

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

After three days of occupying the Bonomi Family Admissions Center, NYU Divest and SLAM have relocated their occupation to the staircase of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

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Flu Shots Should be Contagious

Flu Shots Should be Contagious

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Despite low efficiency of this year's flu vaccine, NYU should require that all students, faculty and staff receive a flu shot each year. Marginal protection is better than not having any protection at all.

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Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Newly enrolled students in the Tandon School of Engineering exchanged a series of racist, sexist, ableist, sexually explicit and homophobic jokes over a chat and voice app named Discord.

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What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

By Adriana Tapia, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Although the majority of the members on the board of trustees are alumni, some members have no previous affiliation with NYU. Read this list to learn about 13 non-affiliated trustee members.

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Administration Postpones NYUCR’s Guest Speaker Lucian Wintrich Due to Security Concerns

Administration Postpones NYUCR’s Guest Speaker Lucian Wintrich Due to Security Concerns

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

February 15, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU College Republicans learned that their event with guest speaker Lucian Wintrich would be postponed due to security concerns, which left some NYUCR members frustrated and annoyed. 

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Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU's administration has a bad habit of reneging on its promises. Although, this trend seems less damning with minor issues, failing to live up to one's commitments on matters of import can dramatically affects students' lives.

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NYU Does Not Help Students Succeed

NYU Does Not Help Students Succeed

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Especially with recent controversy surrounding the Tisch New Theatre, it feels as though there are too many outside, or inside, forces preventing students from pursuing their passions.

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Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

WSN catches up with the Student Labor Action Movement on their efforts to get a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It is time to end our glorification of famous and important people in science and other fields in light of their derogatory and backwards ideas.

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Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

Hamilton Doesn’t Need a Party, He Needs a Plan

By Nishad More, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Hamilton has made strides in affordability, but nothing worth throwing an expensive weeklong party over.

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