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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.

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.

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.

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...

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU SLAM took to the Kimmel stairs this morning to ask for support from alumni and parents in its mission to get student representation on the Board of Trustees.

President Hamilton, Take the Mayor’s Word

President Hamilton, Take the Mayor’s Word

By NYU Student Labor Action Movement, USAS #44, Guest Editorial

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Additionally, we understand how some may wonder what effect Bill de Blasio’s endorsement for our campaign will have on a private university’s decision making. Looking onward, we are in communications with the Mayor’s youth liaison office, setting up meetings and working on tangible ways to pressure the school’s administration into achieving our goals.

Student Government Addresses President Hamilton, Supports Union

Student Government Addresses President Hamilton, Supports Union

By Mark Sheffer, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Executive Committee of Student Government writes letter to President Hamilton in support of the Union of Clerical, Administrative, and Technical Staff.

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