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Students Stand With Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad

Students Stand With Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Nike made face of NFL protests Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ad campaign.

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

By Kristina Hayhurst and Sarah Jackson

April 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Hundreds of students, including survivors of mass school shootings, assembled in Washington Square Park on Friday to call for comprehensive gun control.

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

By Mack DeGeurin, Sakshi Venkatraman, and Alex Domb

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Tensions ran high at a town hall between President Hamilton and students as a large cohort of student activists criticized the administration.

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.

Why I Marched for Science

Why I Marched for Science

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

As a humanities student, I tend to shy away from science. However, I marched with others on Saturday because I recognize the need for science in policymaking.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


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

Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under NYU, Top Stories, University News

92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.

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.

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

NYU students reflect on striking moments at the March For Our Lives in Florence, Madrid and Paris.

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.

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