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NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More professors have signed the letter to Andrew Hamilton speaking out against the way the university administration handled SLAM and Divest's occupation of Kimmel last week.

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.

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest filled the Kimmel Center for University Life staircase during Weekend on the Square to continue their ongoing protest for a town meeting with the Board of Trustees.

Slack Chat: How can student activists better leverage NYU?

Slack Chat: How can student activists better leverage NYU?

By Tyler Crews, Natasha Roy, and Victor Porcelli

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Three WSN Editors debate NYU's response to the recent NYU SLAM and NYU Divest Kimmel Occupation.

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After facing threat of disciplinary action, members of NYU SLAM and NYU Divest have ended their overnight occupation of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More than 50 clubs at NYU have pledged to take part in the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement to advocate for Palestinian rights.

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.

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story

SLAM's demands were heard at the University Senate Meeting today, asking for more student and faculty representation on the Board of Trustees.

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.

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied the first floor of the Bonomi Family Admissions Center on Monday.

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...

Divest Suspends Elevator Occupation

Divest Suspends Elevator Occupation

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Divest ended its occupation of a Bobst elevator after it found out that NYU did not hold direct investments in fossil fuel companies Anadarko and Noble.

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