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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.

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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.

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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.

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Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 26, 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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement organized a rally today to protest the lack of student representation on NYU's Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson's connection to President Donald Trump.

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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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After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors

February 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest finally met with the Board of Trustees to discuss their plan for divesting from fossil fuel investment.

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