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Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

By WSN Editorial Board

September 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While President Andrew Hamilton has made strides to make the university more affordable, the Disorientation Guide makes valid points about what more NYU has to do to increase accessibility to the university.

NYU Appoints Harvard’s Lisa M. Coleman as First Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Appoints Harvard’s Lisa M. Coleman as First Chief Diversity Officer

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton announced the appointment of the university’s first Chief Diversity Officer Lisa M. Coleman.

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU's live hawk cam recently captured the first of three eggs hatching in the nest that has long rested outside President Andrew Hamilton's window.

Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

Class of 2021 Diversity is a Great Step for President Hamilton

By WSN Editorial Board

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Heightened diversity advances the agenda of diversity repeatedly set out by Hamilton upon taking office at the beginning of 2016. This publication has been somewhat critical of Hamilton due to a lack of significant tangible actions to truly advance diversity, but this week’s news is an excellent step in the right direction.

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.

New Scholarship at NYU London

New Scholarship at NYU London

By Arushi Sahay, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton announced a new scholarship at NYU London in honor of NYU Law professor and Director of NYU London Gary Slapper.

Author Charles Murray’s Speech Met With Protests

Author Charles Murray’s Speech Met With Protests

By Sayer Devlin and Jemima McEvoy

March 24, 2017


Filed under News, University, University News

"The Bell Curve" author Charles Murray spoke at NYU's Torch Club today after the administration was criticized for approving the speaker. Protesters gathered outside of the event.

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

March 24, 2017


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

Almost 150 faculty members of color signed a letter to President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming expressing their concern over Charles Murray's planned speech.

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

By Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy, News Editors

March 20, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, NYU, University News

On Macrh 15, President Andrew Hamilton sent an email detailing the NYU's efforts to counter Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. However, some NYU activism groups are still unsatisfied with the administration's actions.

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU SLAM met with President Andrew Hamilton to discuss student involvement on the board of trustees.

Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

Despite Valid Frustrations, Hijacking Events Is Not the Answer

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While what students' concerns are extremely important, hijacking an event meant to help address another very large issue on campus is not a smart way to create a constructive dialogue.

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.

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