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Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

With recent rises in student activism and unease, many students are calling for town hall meetings. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a solution to the problem.

Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Student Government will hold a Town Hall with President Andrew Hamilton on Thursday.

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.

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.

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.

NYU Receives Over 75,000 Applications for Class of 2022

NYU Receives Over 75,000 Applications for Class of 2022

By Kenneth Jung, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU is opening a new admissions center because of the record number of applications that it received this year.

Universities Need to Speak Up on Harassment

Universities Need to Speak Up on Harassment

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students have every right to have their claims heard and to feel safe; rather than try to put their reputations first, universities must take every allegation seriously for the sake of their students’ well-being.

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

NYU Must Affirm Affirmative Action

By WSN Editorial Board

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to Affirmative-Action.

NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

NYU Divest Letter Drop Demands Hamilton and Board Response

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under News, University News

This Monday, NYU Divest dropped off a letter for President Andrew Hamilton and the Board of Trustees, once again asking the university to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Both NYU President Andrew Hamilton and university spokesperson John Beckman spoke against SLAM's request for a student member on the Board of Trustees.

NYU Among 800 Colleges to Urge Congressional Protection of Dreamers

NYU Among 800 Colleges to Urge Congressional Protection of Dreamers

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Deputy News Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU was one of 800 colleges and universities listed on an ACE letter urging Congress to protect Dreamers.

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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