Washington Square News

How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

By Mariana Castro, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under City News, News

More than a year into Donald Trump's presidency, Washington Square News dives into how sanctuary cities such as New York have fared in their attempts to protect undocumented immigrants.

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Frustrated at what they see as a lack of university transparency, NYU SLAM threatens to take action.

How the Left Came Together by Splintering Apart

How the Left Came Together by Splintering Apart

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In response to the actions of President Trump, many left leaning single-issue activist groups have become reenergized at NYU.

Sanctuary Campus Working Group Meets With Hamilton

Sanctuary Campus Working Group Meets With Hamilton

By Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Sanctuary met with President Andrew Hamilton to discuss its list of demands and suggest how the university can best implement them.

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU does not have the authority to defy the federal government, and barring future court rulings regarding the deportations and the travel ban it is likely that it never will. Instead of trying to turn the university into a sovereign entity within the state of New York, these misguided protesters would be better off using their time and resources to combat unjust travel bans in a more informed, constructive context.

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

March 1, 2017


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

NYU alumni are leading the charge to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado brought the movement to NYU and are now convincing faculty to join the cause.

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

By Students for NYU Sanctuary Campus

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the executive orders on immigration, the need for NYU to declare a sanctuary campus is more critical than ever.

NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

January 30, 2017


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

Despite President Andrew Hamilton's letter after the sanctuary campus walkout in November, NYU has not been declared an official sanctuary campus. NYU Sanctuary, a coalition of students and faculty, is working to change that.