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105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under NYU, Top Stories, University News

92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.

Activists Prepare for Kimmel Occupation After Administration Rejects Demands

Activists Prepare for Kimmel Occupation After Administration Rejects Demands

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement are preparing to occupy the Kimmel Center for University Life after NYU administrators denied a series of demands Friday afternoon. NYU Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Marc Wais sent an email to SLAM and Divest on Friday afternoon. Wais a...

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

Students Are Shouting, Trustees Need to Listen

By WSN Editorial Board

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Victor Wu This past week has been a whirlwind for members of the student groups, NYU Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest, who have made headlines with their week of activism. Whether it is shouted in the new Bonomi Family Admissions Center or from the steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life, t...

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

WSN attends the University Senate meeting that occurred on Feb. 15.

Student Senators Advocate for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Student Senators Advocate for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

By Eli Kapsack, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Important points from this month's NYU's Student Senators Council meeting, held on Thursday.

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied exits of the Kimmel Center for University Life to track down trustees following Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meetings. The organizations documented the majority of Wednesday’s efforts on an Instagram Live video, which was posted on...

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

By Alex Domb and Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editors

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

A closer analysis of the Student Labor Action Movement's claims about the Board of Trustees.

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Both NYU President Andrew Hamilton and university spokesperson John Beckman spoke against SLAM's request for a student member on the Board of Trustees.

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.

NYU Divest in 2016-2017

NYU Divest in 2016-2017

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

A timeline of the actions that NYU Divest since its conception.

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.

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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