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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.

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.

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

Divest and SLAM Suspend Occupation After Meeting With Administrators

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The groups cited four reasons for ending their occupation, while threatening further action if their demands are not met.

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.

NYU Divest Occupying Administrative Elevator in Bobst until Demands Met

NYU Divest Occupying Administrative Elevator in Bobst until Demands Met

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Divest is occupying Bobst's administrative elevator until university leaders meet three of the group's demands.

BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

BREAKING: NYU Divest Occupies Bobst Library

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest threatens to occupy Bobst Library until the university grants the organization a presentation before the Board of Trustees.

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition won a recorded meeting with Common Application CEO Paul Mott for this coming Tuesday.

The Box: Unboxed

The Box: Unboxed

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz, News Editors

March 28, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

WSN breaks down the "ban the box" movement and why the Incarceration to Education Coalition advocates for the removal of the box from NYU's Common Application.

UPDATE: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In At Kimmel

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 26, 2016


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

Students remain inside the Kimmel Center past midnight to continue protesting against questions of criminal history on NYU's application.