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Lipscomb University President Dinner Racially Insensitive

Lipscomb University President Dinner Racially Insensitive

By WSN Editorial Board

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Holding such events in sake of racial diversity and then decorating them in such offensive manners is not only distasteful, but unacceptable in the 21st century.

There Is No Perfect Commentary on Race

There Is No Perfect Commentary on Race

By J. Metje, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In regards to actual writing, the many readers I've talked to suggest the book falls apart. This, I would argue, is where they are wrong.

NYU Guesses Racial, Ethnic Identity of Some Employees

NYU Guesses Racial, Ethnic Identity of Some Employees

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU's Human Resources department is federally mandated to guess the race and ethnicity of employees who don't self-report that information.

Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Tony Thompson moderated a discussion between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, President of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherillyn Iffil and NYU Law Professor Bryan Stevenson.

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Washington Post journalist and reporter Wesley Lowery's new novel recounts the stunning reality of injustice surrounding protests focused on racial injustice — especially the Black Lives Matter protests.

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

By Miranda Levingston, Herman Lee, Téa Kvetenadze, and Coco Wang

November 18, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Story, Uncategorized

A look at Trump's policies on race, taxes, international relations, healthcare and education.

‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

One of the films that served as Beyoncé's inspiration for her visual album "Lemonade" is about to be re-released.

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning, ending the most ridiculous presidential race in recent history with the outcome that no one saw coming — except for maybe Trump himself. After a tumultuous election cycle which saw tensions between the ...

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU began their search for a Chief Diversity Officer.

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In a time where there are more black people incarcerated than there were recorded slaves in the history of the United States, Luke Cage brings a much-needed bulletproof black man to the screen and gives Marvel the revival it much needed.

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

DNA Discoverer’s Lecture Canceled Following Controversial Comments

By Veronika Jelenik, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story

NYU students protested against James Watson, one of the discoverers of DNA, speaking at Langone.

TEDxNYU Examines Identity and Purpose

TEDxNYU Examines Identity and Purpose

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Sunday, TEDxNYU hosted its sixth annual conference Lenses, which featured a variety of student speakers and ideas.

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