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Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

By Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU has problems that should be fixed but overshadowing the Weekend on the Square event with protests was uncomfortable and embarrassing.

Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

Protests Show a More Accurate NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Weekend On The Square is a bright and enthusiastic recruiting event for NYU — but this weekend's student protests made sure that the university was painted in a more realistic light.

Board Representation Needed for Students

Board Representation Needed for Students

By WSN Editorial Board

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students should participate in civil discourse that pertains to issues that will the university.

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.

NYU’s Slam Team Welcomes All Poets

NYU’s Slam Team Welcomes All Poets

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Features

NYU's Slam Poetry club meets every week to talk about poetry, listen to other people’s stories and even share and critique their own writing.

NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU SLAM held a protest outside of Bobst, eventually migrating to the 12th floor, to petition the University to include a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After a summer of much change, NYU activist groups refreshed and redefined their work for the year.

[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

[PHOTOS] Incarceration to Education Coalition Occupation of Kimmel

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

March 26, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, University News

  Organizers and supporters of the Incarceration to Education Coalition have been occupying the Kimmel Center for Student Life since Friday afternoon to protest the presence of the box — questions pertaining to criminal histories or disciplinary records — on NYU's Common Application. More tha...

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU student activists formed the Alternate Endowment Coalition to combat the university's present endowment distribution.

Mirza gets financial aid after housing fight

Mirza gets financial aid after housing fight

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An update on the story of Nia Mirza, who after initially being allowed to live off campus was told to move back on campus or she would face expulsion.

McDonald’s should take a wage hike

McDonald’s should take a wage hike

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

McDonald's recent wage increases are encouraging, but not enough to increase quality of life for minimum wage workers.

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